Anthony Botelho, vice chairperson of the San Benito County Board of Supervisors, said he is not seeking re-election after 15 years on the job.Botelho first won election to District 2  in 2004,...
Over the course of the country’s more than 240-year history, roughly 1.3 million Americans have died as casualties of war.Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, offers a chance to reflect...
The state Assembly on March 24 approved legislation introduced by Assemblymember Robert Rivas that aims to make is easier for farmers to build family-friendly housing for farmworkers.The bill won with bipartisan support on a 59-11 vote in the Assembly,...
Mark Preader didn't get into mixed martial arts (MMA) for sheer competition—he started tae kwon do at age 14 because he was being bullied. After a couple of years practicing martial arts, the bullying subsided.
It was a heartbreaking end to the season for the San Benito High softball team, which suffered a 5-4 loss to league rival Watsonville last in the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals. The Wildcatz scored the...
The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District’s Board of Trustees May 23 approved an alternative plan for the positioning of solar panels in the playing field at San Juan School as part of a three-school energy conservation project. The...
San Benito High School juniors Melissa Ruiz and Isabel Muñoz got a jumpstart on their college fund as the two Visual and Performing Arts students earned $550 scholarships through the California Teachers Association's 2018-2019 César E. Chávez...
Joe Paul was the one who answered the door. He was only 11 at the time, out of school for the summer, hanging around the Gonzalez family home on South Street in Hollister. At the door greeting...
The suspect who allegedly shot and killed 19-year-old Ariana Zendejas in 2014 and hid out in Mexico the next four years will not face a jury trial until after June 13.
Murder suspect Christopher Larios, who is accused of killing Raul De La Rosa in 2014, will next appear at San Benito County Courthouse May 30.

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Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo returns with new activities

San Benito County residents are ready to kick up their boots once again at the 86th Annual San Benito County (SBC) Saddle...

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