San Benito High School senior Jasmine Ulloa was named the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, as announced by Congressman Jimmy Panetta on May 2. Catherine Nordstrom, another SBHS senior, took second place in the competition and Baler...
San Benito High School junior Jasmine Rosales Castillo will be spending part of her summer at Stanford University, after being selected for the prestigious institution’s eight-week Summer Session Horizon Scholars program.Rosales Castillo earned the residential scholarship opportunity designated for...
Multiple programs at Gavilan College earned the California Community Colleges’ Strong Workforce Stars recognition for their success in improving student employment and wage outcomes, according to an April 17 announcement.A Gold Star was awarded to the Gavilan College program...
When San Benito High School students walk into the brand new 2,000-square-foot dance studio on the ground floor of the $10.7 million Visual and Performing Arts & Academic Building, they are now welcomed by bright lights, mirrored walls, ballet...
Mercedes Berglund, San Benito High School’s supervisor of security, became the first civilian to be honored with a Challenge Coin, was presented to her April 10 by Hollister Police Chief David Westrick.Berglund was recognized at the the district’s Board...
The annual Spring Schools Golf Tournament will be held Friday, April 20, with a 4pm shotgun start at San Juan Oaks Golf Course.The tournament includes nine holes of fun and team golf in a scramble format, which is perfect...
In a unanimous 5-0 vote by the Hollister School District Board of Trustees, Navigator Schools got its second charter renewal approved in less than a week as Hollister Prep’s new five-year contract was granted March 27.The move followed Navigator’s...
San Benito High School senior Rolando Pablo Lorenzo was named as one of four area finalists for the “Every Student Succeeding” award program presented by the Association of California School Administrators.Lorenzo came to the United States on his own...
Schools throughout San Benito County have improved internet capabilites thanks to funds received through the Broadband Infrastructure Improvement Grant.In the 2015-2016 school year, the state budgeted $50 million for network infrastructure improvement for schools and districts, which were selected...
San Benito High School senior Aeja Rosette was named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist this year, according to an announcement from the high school district staff.“I didn’t expect or prepare to be a National Merit Scholar, but paying attention...

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Old Pinnacles Trailhead

When one thinks of Pinnacles National Park, three special features come to mind: the park’s namesake rocky pinnacles, the unique talus caves, and the...

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Oily politics: Rivas targeted

The state’s petroleum industry is spending $320,000 in the District 30 State Assembly race to defeat fundraising frontrunner Robert Rivas. The San Benito County...

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