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July 12, 2024

Guest view: Changing the way we talk about miscarriage

If there’s one thing we all have in common, no matter how many differences may separate us afterward, it’s this: we all came into this world in more or less the same way—we were born. In fact, celebrating one’s “birth” day is so common...

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‘¡Viva La Causa!’ theatrical performance at El Teatro Campesino
If walls could talk, El Teatro Campesino’s would speak of the stories and the characters that existed within them. They may even speak of the lives and struggles of the performers who acted within them. Such stories are reflected in the the pictures that hang...

Gastronomic wonder

Move over wine and food pairing. It’s cocktail time. According to The Milias Restaurant, in Gilroy, pairing cocktails with dinner has become its most popular event. “We tried doing wine dinners but had very few takers,” says chef and co-owner Adam Sanchez. After doing a...

Judge grants restraining order in rezoning suit

A judge granted a temporary restraining order against San Benito County that prevents it from implementing a rezoning ordinance until the case is heard in court. Citizens group Preserve Our Rural Communities filed a lawsuit against the San Benito County Supervisors on April 22, contending...

Police chief promotes peace, safety at June 6 protest

Hollister Interim Police Chief Carlos Reynoso sent out a statement reassuring local residents that organizers of a June 6 protest in the city’s downtown plan to keep it peaceful.

Thunderstorms expected to hit Diablo Range

San Benito County officials are encouraging locals to keep an eye out for another round of dry thunderstorms to hit the area, especially in the Diablo Range.

New 2024 laws protect workers who use cannabis

Californians that partake in cannabis use in their off-work down time will have more employment protections beginning Jan. 1 thanks to new laws.   Assembly Bill 2188 is an amendment to the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act and prohibits employers from discriminating against a worker...

Public health officials report three new virus deaths

San Benito County Public Health officials report the number of new Covid-19 cases are still on the rise, including three new deaths in their latest newsletter. As of Jan. 11, the county reported its 37th, 38th and 39th deaths of the novel coronavirus in San...

Local Scene: Cool in the parks

Cool in the parks Water features at Valley View and McCarthy Parks in Hollister are now operational every day from 11am-7pm, through Sept. 29.  San Benito County’s 150th Celebrate San Benito County’s sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary on July 27 at the San Benito Historical park. The party...

County calls for bars, breweries to shut down

Bars and breweries in Hollister may have to shut down this weekend and beyond following some modifications made by the state due to rising cases of Covid-19.  San Benito County officials announced July 8 that Dr. David Ghilarducci, county interim health officer, issued an order...