As part of the Veterans Voices of San Benito County Project, with funding help from the California Arts Council, the local arts council has overseen a mural project on the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. On May 19,...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9242 and the VFW Auxiliary are presenting their annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday.There will be three age groups for the hunt at Veterans Memorial Park: 2-4 years old 5-7 years old 8-10 years oldThere...
The Green Business Committee of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce was assembled in 2009 to promote technologies, business practices and policies that encourage the efficient use of natural resources. As the Committee’s mission statement says, “The Green...
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...
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,”...
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 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...
The widow of late basketball camp organizer Gene Cotter is starting a foundation in her late husband's name.Tiffany Cotter attended last week's community meeting to share ideas for McCarthy Street Park, where community residents and organizers met to kickstart...
There's a pleasant chirp in the air about McCarthy Street Park these days.At San Andreas Continuation High School neighboring the park Wednesday, about 20 local residents met with community organizers and leaders for an hour-long brainstorming session on ways...
A job fair is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 9 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister.The job fair includes a special 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. time for veterans to take part before the general...

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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...