The San Benito Community Food Bank is currently undergoing renovations that will revolutionize food service in the county.The local nonprofit rented their current location at 1133 San Felipe Road for a decade, but purchased the building last year.“Through a...
Get ready to lace up your running shoes for the Hollister Police Explorers 5K Foot Pursuit this Saturday at Brigantino Park.The event features a 5K run for adults at 9 a.m. There’s also a mile run for kids 13...
An accident at the John Smith Landfill on Thursday morning resulted in the death of an employee with the contracted operator, a county supervisor confirmed.The man killed Thursday was Alfredo P. Cannella, 65, according to Capt. Eric Taylor with...
Despite a break between storms, the local pet shelter is overflowing with animals displaced by flooding.Recent rainfall brought chaos to the region in previous weeks, causing San Benito County to declare a local emergency due to flooding in the...
The San Benito County District Attorney's Office reached civil settlement with PG&E over gas leak in February 2014 that caused illnesses at a nearby school, according to the California District Attorney's Association.In the settlement PG&E will pay $250,000 in...
Recent storms left locals huddled in their homes, but the Hollister Fire Department braved the rain to rescue residents from rising waters.Recent rainfall caused chaos in the Lovers Lane area of the county. Earlier this month, county inspection teams...
According to a press release from the San Benito County Public Health Department:On Tuesday, February 7, the San Benito County Board of Supervisors will appoint Gail Newel, MD, as the Public Health Officer for San Benito County assigned to...
Council members Monday are set to receive a report on what’s called the Hollister’s Sanitary Sewer Management Plan, an update to a long-outdated plan that comes after the state water board’s recent wastewater violation notice.
Recent regional rainfall broke yearly averages and even set a new wave height record in the Monterey Bay region.
County supervisors Tuesday morning will receive an updated report on flooding related to Pacheco Creek.

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Fruits a’plenty

When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use...

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EPA orders study of old mine site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...