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February 27, 2024

Oriana Chorale to perform holiday concerts in Hollister

The singers of San Benito Oriana Chorale—many of whom have performed with the group for more than three decades—are eager to be back in front of audiences this month for the first time since before the pandemic.  The local nonprofit community choral group has been...

AAUW hopes to inspire girls to become political leaders

AAUW California announced its new virtual statewide program, Gov Trek. The goal is to address the shortage of women in political leadership roles by galvanizing a new generation to pursue careers in public service and elected office.  Over five two-hour sessions, students will engage in...

Local Scene: Art show and giveaway

Arts Council hosts art show and giveaway The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to Small Works: Art Show & Giveaway from 5-7:30pm on Dec. 2 at The Art Depot, 35 Fifth St., Suite D, located in the historic train depot in downtown...

Local LULAC chapter declared defunct

Local officers and the founder of the San Benito Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) are refusing to recognize punitive actions taken by the civil rights organization’s regional district, dismissing recent allegations as the result of a “personal vendetta” against...

Chamber, foundation honor award winners at Nov. 12 dinner, dance

The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and its nonprofit foundation celebrated local people, businesses and organizations at the 101st annual awards dinner Nov. 12 at Leal Vineyards. Honored during the dinner and dance celebration were 2022 award winners Marilyn Ferreria, Woman of the Year;...

Community Foundation for San Benito County awards grants

The Community Foundation for San Benito County (CFFSBC) has funded 42 local nonprofits, including Junior Achievement of Northern California (JA), through their 2022 Program Project Grant Cycle, according to a press release. Aided by the $6,668 grant, Junior Achievement’s 2022-23 San Benito County Youth Economic...

Local Scene: $500K for San Benito County broadband

Prepare for lane closures Construction on the Highway 156 Corridor Improvement Project will result in a long-term closure of San Juan Hollister Road starting this week, according to the California Department of Transportation. Beginning Oct. 24, San Juan Hollister Road will be closed between Union Road...

Local Scene: Highway 25 gains federal funds

Highway 25 project gains federal funds The California Transportation Commission (CTC) last week allocated nearly $3 billion for projects to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state.  The allocation includes $8.9 million in funds from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2021...

Local Scene: Feeding the Frontline; Youth Rising raises $50K

Feeding the Frontline The San Benito Health Foundation on Oct. 19 will host “Feeding the Frontline: Binational Hope, Health Without Borders,” a drive-thru food distribution event to support local families.  The event will take place 3-6pm at the health foundation’s headquarters, at 351 Felice Drive in...

Enjoy fall activities at Hollister Hills SVRA

With the arrival of fall comes a complete season of fun, safe, family friendly events at Hollister Hill State Vehicular Recreation Area. The park’s main entrance is located at 7800 Cienega Road in Hollister.  Activities at Hollister Hills scheduled for October include: - Red Sticker Ride...

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