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Friday, April 28, 2017
According to sources close to the sheriff's department and the district attorney's office, those agencies plan to lobby the San Benito County Board of Supervisors at Tuesday's 9:30 a.m. public meeting for funding resources to eradicate allegedly illegal medical...
As June approaches, the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce wanted the public to know that it will no longer be hosting the Annual Saddle Horse Show Parade, typically held the Thursday night before the Rodeo.  According to Juli...
Do you agree with local critics who oppose the federal BLM’s push for oil and gas leases in south county?Nants Foley The residents in San Benito County spoke with Measure J. It is totally appropriate for our supervisors to...
Roy Sims’ abrupt departure from his recently awarded Hollister City Council seat reflects the fragility of representation in a small town. Sims was a newcomer to the political scene after his narrow election in November over Tim Burns. But just...
Do you have issues with the Hollister School District’s disproportionate cuts to special ed programs?Nants Foley My understanding is this course of action was recommended by a task force whose members included the special education director, special education teachers,...
If you live in a County CSA, you’re paying for services you may not be getting. San Benito County has 27 County Service Areas (CSA). If you live in one of the following CSAs, the County has contracted with each...
To borrow from Lincoln, “Of the people, by the people, and for the people,” these words can apply to a program called Community Choice Energy (CCE) tasked to provide solar and wind sourced electricity for communities.“Of the people” can...
Like the vast majority of Californians, especially those on the Central Coast, I view the threat to our planet from climate change as an over-arching, existential issue. That’s why I strongly support the proposal currently before the Hollister City Council for Hollister to band together with all of the jurisdictions in San Benito, Monterey and Santa Cruz counties as the Monterey Bay Community Power Joint Powers Authority.
In between winter storms, a bright, sunny weekend beckoned me out to a wine tasting at Miramar Vineyards. Several groups, celebrating various milestones, filled the expansive patio, overlooking a vastness of vineyards and rolling green hills. Nearby, a team of wine drinkers played bocce ball on the shaded court.
It is heartbreaking to see so many San Benito County families suffering from the floods that recently wreaked havoc on the northern part of this community, near Lovers Lane and close to where San Felipe Road meets Shore Road.

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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...