The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a prior scam that has resurfaced. In the scam phone call, the callers identify themselves as a deputy with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.The callers then claim the victim...
The 14th annual Baler Education Foundation Fame Fest will take place from 11am to 3pm March 17 at San Juan Oaks Golf Club.The 2018 inductee class to be honored at the luncheon buffet are: Therese Anne Burke, Michael Sullens,...
If you ever wanted to kiss the Blarney Stone or stand overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher, the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce will present that chance later this year.The local chamber of commerce...
For the first time in 49 years, the Gavilan College men’s basketball team can call itself champions. The Rams defeated San Jose City College 75-57 last Friday, clinching just their second conference title in program history (the only other...
Democratic state Assemblywoman Anna Caballero—a state Senate candidate this year—faced criticism last week after a California-based progressive advocacy group announced her inclusion in a “Hall of Shame.”Caballero received an “F” grade in the third annual “Courage Score” report card...
The lawsuit filed by the Community Foundation for San Benito County against the president of the San Benito County Board of Education, Mitchell Dabo, is finally scheduled for trial on Monday, Nov. 13.At stake is at least $1.8 million...
Caltrans is set to start sign removal and replacement Thursday along U.S. Highway 101 near San Juan Bautista.On July 27, Caltrans will close alternating lanes on southbound Highway 101 at Rocks and Cannon Roads just outside of San Juan...
A joint law enforcement task force uncovered a trove of narcotics and sales material on Thursday that stemmed from an arrest made at the Hollister Independence Rally.On Saturday, July 1, plain-clothed officers assigned to work the motorcycle rally observed...
The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival is set to take place Saturday, October 14 at the scenic Brigantino Park in Hollister.Attendees can get into the spirit of celebrating the local harvest, culinary delights, artisans and community at the...
Caltrans is set to close a southbound lane on U.S. Highway 101 Tuesday and Wednesday next week.The right lane of southbound Highway 101 will be closed at Dunbarton Road, one mile south of the San Juan Road interchange near...

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South County’s Cain Velasquez gets Hall of Fame nod

Before he became a UFC heavyweight world champion, Cain Velasquez was mastering his craft in NCAA wrestling matches at Arizona State University, where he...

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Anzar cross country, volleyball thrives

The Anzar High boys cross country team didn’t pick a great time to have a subpar performance—on the day of the Pacific...