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San Benito County supervisors moved $48,000 from the general fund to the Cienega Road Realignment Fund when they approved the 2016-17 budget during their Aug. 9 meeting. The move was a response to backfill eight years of funding that was never transferred from the sheriff’s budget.
Calfire has announced the Cienega Fire is now 100 percent contained at 670 acres.
Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area celebrated its 40th anniversary Saturday with free day-use access, history talks, guided tours, music and a parade. There were also free poker runs on the lower and upper ranch for the dirt bikes and ATVs, and for the 4x4 Off-Highway Vehicles. Winners received free annual passes.
Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area invites residents to its 40th Anniversary Celebration. It is set to start at 9 a.m. and last until 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Lower Ranch Day Use Area, according to the recreation area.
Though a Gilroy biker died in the Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area last week after hitting a tree, the tragedy didn’t stop more than a dozen adrenaline junkies of all ages from hitting the trails last Friday.
In the days since Gilroy resident Doug Williams, 23, was found dead in the Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area after a collision with a tree, the community has rallied to pay for the cost of his funeral.
For 65-year-old Sue Slate, motorcycles aren’t just a form of transportation. The two-wheeled bikes are a way of life and something she has never been without.
Sophia Esparza, a 7-year-old student from Cerra Vista School, is competing in the Miss Jr. Pre-Teen Oakland/San Jose Pageant Competition on April 6 in San Francisco. She needs community businesses, organizations and private donors to become official sponsors in order to participate in the pageant.
The San Benito County supervisors approved a letter opposing state senate legislation that would take money from the Off-Highway Vehicle grant fund to keep state parks open.
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