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July 12, 2024

Students honor Cesar Chavez through art

Earlier this spring, students at Pinnacles Community, San Andreas Continuation and Santa Ana Opportunity School honored Cesar Chavez's contributions to the rights of migrant farmworkers through art and writing, says a press release from the San Benito County Office of Education.  The students were recognized...

Rodeo time

The San Benito County Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo kicked off rodeo week on June 22 with the annual rodeo parade in downtown Hollister.  The procession began with a traditional cattle drive down the middle of San Benito Street, featuring dozens of steers, longhorn cattle...

Health Alliance partnership aims to enhance care in San Benito County

The Central California Alliance for Health last week announced its collaboration with Serving Communities Health Information Organization (SCHIO), one of the oldest and most advanced multi-stakeholder health information exchanges (HIEs) in the country.  The partnership will help Alliance Medi-Cal members and providers in five counties,...

Family Day raises funds for theater group in San Juan Bautista

Youth from Salinas, Watsonville and beyond put on a short play April 21, joining El Teatro Campesino in San Juan Bautista as part of the long-standing theater group's annual Family Day fundraiser.  Live music, hot food and dessert—as well as the 15-minute play titled “If...

Grant helps county curb illegal mattress dumping

San Benito County recently received grant funds to create a local program aimed at reducing the frequency of illegal mattress dumping.  The $52,000 grant is from the Mattress Recycling Council, says a press release from San Benito County. Specifically, the grant will help fund the...

Hollister remembers

Local residents, veterans and families gathered at the downtown Hollister Veterans Memorial Building May 27 to remember and pay their respects to those who have died while serving in the military.  The ceremony was hosted by the Hollister Veterans of Foreign Wars 9242. The event...

Local Scene: Locals graduate from university

Locals graduate Claire Cagnacci, of Hollister, and Lauren Dean, of San Juan Bautista, were awarded degrees from the University of Alabama at recent spring commencement ceremonies.  Cagnacci received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences. Dean received a Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental...

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...

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