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April 22, 2024

Region prepares for more wet weather

Residents and property owners began preparing early this week for an incoming round of storms that forecasters say could drench some areas from Morgan Hill to south San Benito County with more than two inches of rain by Sunday.  As this story goes to press...

Two injured in crash on Highway 129

Two men were hospitalized with major injuries following a crash Monday morning on State Highway 129 in Santa Cruz County, according to the California Highway Patrol. The two-car crash occurred about 6:30am Jan. 29 near Rogge Lane, east of Watsonville. Details of what led to the...

Casillas appointed new Hazel Hawkins CEO

At a tense board meeting Jan. 25, the San Benito Health Care District board voted to appoint Mary Casillas to the permanent CEO position of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, with a contract that increases her salary by more than 45 percent. Area residents, hospital nurses—and...

Gilroy Police arrest Hollister man in relation to shooting

Police arrested a Hollister man on suspicion of shooting a firearm toward several people in Gilroy, authorities said.  The incident happened about 10pm Jan. 20 in the area of the 900 block of Kern Avenue, Gilroy Police said in a recent social media post. Officers...

PG&E offers $550,000 in scholarships for area students

PG&E is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to help students in South Valley and beyond offset their costs for higher education.  One pool of funds totaling $350,000, provided by the PG&E Foundation, is part of the utility company’s annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program...

Guest view: ‘Topping off’ ceremony a milestone for Gavilan College

With sincere gratitude, I reflect on the truly historic “topping off” ceremony that took place on Jan. 17, 2024. The significance of this day marked a symbolic milestone in the construction of Gavilan College’s San Benito campus, as the last steel beam was placed....

Letter: Openness in process makes voting easy

With a great deal of interest I read, “Primary ballot includes county offices.” It seems as though our Registrar of Voters has mounted a decent defense because he is under attack by some with accusations of “a rigged system.”   Our looming March 5 election has...

Local Scene: Caltrans will restrict left turns onto Hwy. 156

Kirkland named to Dean’s List Samuel Kirkland, of Hollister, was named to the LeTourneau University fall 2023 Dean’s List. Kirkland is majoring in Aircraft Systems, says a press release from the university.  The Dean's List recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average between 3.50...

Ranch purchase adds to Bay Area Ridge Trail plan

The Conservation Fund purchased the Richmond Ranch on Jan. 22, a 3,653-acre property in southern Santa Clara County.  The Fund is a national organization that provides money to bridge the acquisition of conservation lands by private and public sources. In this case, they are buying...

High school district appoints Agredano to board of trustees

The San Benito High School District Board of Trustees on Jan. 13 appointed Dr. Gina Vallejo Agredano to join them as a trustee. Agedano fills the vacancy created when former Trustee John Corrigan submitted his resignation from the board effective Nov. 15, says a...

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