The TNT fireworks stand on near the Safeway on Tres Pinos Road was staffed over the long holiday weekend entirely by employees of the Hollister Downtown Association, along with other volunteers. Like all the other fireworks stands in Hollister,...
The recent deadly outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce is officially over. Federal authorities say the romaine lettuce for sale in grocery stores and restaurants is safe to eat.According to a June 28 report from the U.S. Centers...
After the June 8 commencement ceremony at San Benito High School, members of the Class of 2018 will go their separate ways to pursue college, career and service goals.This year, 657 SBHS graduates earned acceptance to nearly 150 colleges...
San Benito High School District is one of 24 public school districts in California to be named to the 2017-18 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for its high achievement and student success, according to a June 4 announcement.The program,...
When Jack Breger competed in the St. Francis Invitational on March 17, the soon-to-be San Benito High graduate had no idea how much his performance that day would alter his future. Against many of the Central Coast Section’s best...
While most Americans drift further and further from their agricultural past, the business of farming is still booming. But it is changing—and technology is a big part of that.At a May 22 public panel discussion, California Secretary of Food...
Potential fire danger prompted the Bureau of Land Management to implement Stage 1 fire restrictions on BLM-managed public lands in Fresno, Monterey and San Benito counties. Target shooting will also be temporarily limited to 30 minutes before sunrise until...
After an early exit from the Central Coast Section playoffs last season, the San Benito High softball team finds itself in a familiar position—back in the championship game. The No. 15 seed Haybalers rolled to a 5-0 win over...
The always contentious issue of growth in San Benito County has prompted Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Supervisor Mark Medina to jointly host a community forum on growth May 1, at The Vault in Hollister at 7 pm."There are...
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies used a combination of modern technology and good old-fashioned detective work to identify and arrest a man accused of the armed robbery of a Tres Piños store.About 2pm April 19, a man entered the...

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