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Friday, April 28, 2017
Dee Hone, a former San Benito County philanthropist who won chamber of commerce woman of the year in January 2003, passed away recently.The following is her obituary as published in the Free Lance:Beloved Dolores Dee Hone passed away at 86 years...
San Juan Bautista council members are expected to start the development process for hiring a new city manager at next week’s meeting.Current City Manager Roger Grimsley announced last year that he intended to retire, according to Mayor Chris Martorana....
As June approaches the Chamber of Commerce wanted the public to know that they will no longer be hosting the Annual Saddle Horse Show Parade, typically held the Thursday night before the Rodeo. According to Juli Vieira, Chamber CEO,”...
With nicknames like Coach Ice, Cat Nip, Busty Bandaid, Maliciousness, Gin Atomic, Pistol Patti and Irish Kreemd’R, it would be easy to discount the Faultline Derby Devilz as a recreational roller derby team with nothing better to do than...
Specializing in Cabernet Sauvignon, EmmaLily Vineyards is tucked away in the rolling hills of the Uvas Valley. Owned by Steve and Laura Petersen, it is a family-run boutique winery named after their two daughters and sits on two acres...
The new teen dinner theater production from Limelight Productions is "Death of a Hot Sauce Salesman" and it premieres Friday at Paine's Restaurant in Hollister.The show runs Friday and Saturday nights on March 10, March 11, March 17 and...
The family affected by a Prescott Road fire Friday has a donation fund set up to help recover losses.Authorities responded to the structure fire at 40 Prescott Road near San Juan Bautista before 9 a.m. Friday."County fire is working...
San Juan Bautista council members voted 3-2 Tuesday for final approval of the Copperleaf subdivision, which will bring 45 new single-family homes to the tiny-but-growing city.Councilman Dan DeVries was one of the two no votes and was critical of...
Local officials this week took one step closer toward creating a special district fire department for the county.Officials from San Benito County and Hollister approved of participation in a feasibility study for a special fire district or joint powers...
The Community FoodBank of San Benito County is now accepting bids for the remodel project at its San Felipe Road location.Here is the announcement that came out Wednesday from Maria Lynn Thomas, the organization's CEO:If what you or someone...

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A Japanese cultural celebration

By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...

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A Japanese cultural celebration

By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...