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June 5, 2023

Tag: pinnacles national monument

Pinnacles National Park Highway: Gateway to a grocery store?

The idea to rename Airline Highway as Pinnacles National Park Highway seemed like a done deal with broad consensus. That no longer appears to be the case, with one supervisor altering his position in light of urging from detractors.

Pinnacles dedication set for Feb. 11

The Department of Interior began circulating invitations Monday for a ceremony to redesignate Pinnacles National Monument as a National Park on Feb. 11 at the Pinnacles National Park Visitors Center on the east side of the park.

President signs bill to make Pinnacles a national park

President Barack Obama signed a bill to make Pinnacles National Monument the newest national park Thursday morning.

Pinnacles gains Senate approval to become national park

After months of working its way through the House of Representatives and into the Senate, a bill to make Pinnacles National Monument into a national park was approved this week and awaits the signature of President Barack Obama to make it official.

With park status pending, residents can still comment on Pinnacles plan

San Benito County residents and others interested in Pinnacles National Monument’s future have less than a month to comment on a draft general management plan and environmental assessment. The public comment period will close on Jan. 11.

Governor appoints local to 33rd Ag District board

Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Jennifer Coile, 58, of Hollister, to the 33rd District Agricultural Association, the San Benito County Fair Board. The positiondoes not require Senate confirmation and offers no compensation. Coile has been a technical assistance provider at Training and Development Associates Inc. since 2011 and a project manager and interim housing coordinator at the City of Marina Economic Development Division since 2006.

Pinnacles condors to get treatment closer to home

Sick, endangered condors from Pinnacles National Monument will now have the ability to get treatment a lot closer to home as part of a new partnership announced with the Oakland zoo, according to a recent announcement.

Top 5: Admission Day, bull riding and more

Join the Native Daughters for Admission Day: The Native Daughters of the Golden West will host a barbecue on Admission Day, Sept. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. in celebration of California’s Birthday. The barbecue will be held at the Native Daughters’ Adobe, 302 Fourth St., in San Juan. The cost of the meal is a $10 donation and take out is available. The meal includes barbecue tri tip, rolls, homemade baked beans, green salad, assorted desserts and beverages.

Top 5: Pinnacles speaker series, mediation and more

1.) Pinnacles September speaker series: Join Park Ranger Jennifer, of Pinnacles National Monument, as she explores the many challenges that snakes face in their bid for survival. In this 30-60 minute fun-filled discussion, visitors will learn about some of these amazing adaptations and how they make life without limbs possible. Kids’ activities include handling snake skins and junior ranger booklets. The lecture will be Saturday, at 2 p.m., at the Soledad Library, 401 Gabilan Drive, in Soledad. Details: 389-4486 ext. 267.

Top 5: YMCA/Rotary golf tournament, ‘The Neverending Story’ and more

1.) YMCA/Rotary golf tournament: The YMCA and the Hollister Rotary are hosting a golf tournament and dinner Friday at San Juan Oaks Golf Club, 3825 Union Road. The even will support YMCA’s youth development programs and Rotary scholarships for college students. The tournament and dinner is $130. Dinner only is $40. A golf clinic starts at 9:30 a.m., with registration and a book signing with Tom Flores at 10:30 a.m. The shotgun start is noon. No host cocktails at 5:30 p.m., followed by the awards and dinner at 6 p.m. Details: or call 637-8600.