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Tens of thousands allegedly embezzled in San Benito Library case

Authorities have zeroed in on a suspect. File photo.

County honors Erickson for 40 years of volunteerism

Longtime local resident Ruth Erickson was recently honored for 40 years of volunteering for the Friends of the San Benito County Free Library.  Erickson became...

County Free Library receives grant for tech upgrades

The San Benito County Free Library is getting some state-of-the-art upgrades including new computers, Wi-Fi hotspots and some more staff that’ll help serve the...

Parks ‘champions’ to sway public

San Benito County will continue efforts to sustain parks and recreation with a possibility of the county creating Parks and Recreation Champions to conduct public outreach.

Top 5: Open Mic, Wag N’ Walk and more

Open mic night

Library literacy tutoring adjusts to students’ needs

Sandy Gabe has worked with seven learners in her five years as a tutor with the adult literacy program at the San Benito County Free Library. Monica Rivera has been working with three learners simultaneously, while Rebecca Salinas has one learner for whom she sees a bright future now that he has mastered the English language.

Briefs: Open Studios tour, Caregiver Univeristy and more announcements

Applications due for Open Studios March 1

Library receives gift of apple technology

The San Benito County Free Library has increased access to technology for community members with a donation of eight iPad 2s. The equipment donated by Edward Dodd and his wife is valued at more than $3,400.

Top 5: Meditate at Japanese temple or hear Buddhism lecture

Meditation at the Japanese Temple: The Hollister Japanese Temple Garden, Inc., will host a discussion and meditation each Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., at 920 Riverside Road, in Hollister. Details, call 637-6361 or email [email protected].

Briefs: Blood drive, singles dinner and more

Blood drive