Helen May Butts Matulich passed away in Salinas, California on July 14, 2018 at the age of 88 years.Services will be private followed by a Celebration of Life at a later date.Memorial contribution are preferred to San Benito County Cattlewomen’s Scholarship Fund; the Stanford Buck Cardinal Club; Gabilan Chapter...

Bernardo Guiza

Visitation: Wednesday 7/18/2018 from 1:00pm until 9:00pm at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. A service will be at 7:00pm.Mass: Thursday 7/19/2018 at 11:00am at St. Benedict ChurchFull obit and condolences: sanderfhcares.com
Cruz Joe Bocanegra, 68, of Hollister, CA passed away on June 20, 2018 at his home in Redmond, Oregon. A celebration of life will be held in Hollister, CA in 2019.Full obituary and condolences: sanderfhcares.com

Wayne Etheridge

Passed peacefully with family at 59 years old after a brave battle.Born to Love, he had many good rides and was rich in character, family, friends and humor. Also known to some as Wishbone or Pete, he loved chilling with family and friends, mishap adventures, good deals and Harley...
Mary Ann Orlando passed away in Walnut Creek, Californian on June 18, 2018 at the age of 94 years.Family and friends will gather at Immaculate Conception Church in Tres Pinos, California, on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 09:00am for a Mass of the Resurrection.Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery...
James MacLaine Paxton, whose very full life took him from the woods of northern Idaho to the California State Supreme Court, died Thursday, June 14. He was 90 years old.A Celebration of Life will be held at the Christ Fellowship Church, 2066 San Benito St., Hollister on Saturday, July...
Jennie Solorio died in Hollister on June 25, 2018. She was surrounded by the family whom she loved, and who loved her.Jennie was born in Encinitas, California to Ramona and Lucio Cota. Her parents worked in the fields, and shortly thereafter began traveling back and forth between Southern California...

Nathan Pollard

A Memorial Service will be held July 7, 2018, 1pm to 4pm, for Nathan Charles Pollard at the San Benito Historical Park in Tres Pinos, CA.
Merri Jayne Murphy (Thomas) was born in Richmond California on February 19, 1944 – she was the third child to John Walter Thomas and Eleanor Thomas.She was raised in Gilroy California where she eventually raised her three daughters. She passed away in Portland Oregon on June 18, 2018.She was...
Ronald Erickson died at 85 years old. After serving in the Army in the Korean War, he attended Humbolt and Sacramento State colleges taking Park Management to become a California State Park Ranger. He retired in 1987 after 30 years. He married Ruth Anthony in 1968 and their son,...

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Foundation announces new round of grants

The San Benito Community Foundation announced its annual list of recipients for its “community impact” grants, an assortment of 41 nonprofits sharing more than...