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July 12, 2024

Hospital board set to decide between two partnership proposals

The list of potential partners for Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital is down to two, with the future of the hospital and the San Benito Health Care District at a crossroads between a public and private option. At a special May 20 meeting of the district...

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...

Local Scene: Oriana Chorale performs this weekend

Oriana Chorale performs this weekend San Benito Oriana Chorale will present “Sweet Lovers Love the Spring” at their spring concerts this weekend. Performances are scheduled for 7:30pm May 17 and 3pm May 19 at Christ Fellowship Church, 2066 San Benito Street in Hollister.  Admission to the...

Burning Man comes to Tres Pinos

The 12th annual unSCruz event, a four-day bounty of free style art projects, oddball vehicles, tricycles, motorized gizmos, outlandish costumes, food and drink extravaganzas, music, dance and more unfolded May 2-5 at the San Benito County Fairgrounds.  The campout event, which sold out in an...

Local Scene: Call for artists

Call for artists The San Benito County Arts Council is accepting submissions for “California Dreamin’,” an exhibition of visual artworks focused on summer nostalgia, created by local and regional artists. This exhibition will be displayed at The Art Depot at 35 Fifth St. in downtown Hollister...

Santa Clara Family Health Plan donates $100K to Gavilan College 

Santa Clara Family Health Plan, a community-based health plan in Santa Clara County that creates opportunities for better health and wellness for everyone, has committed $100,000 to Gavilan College to support students pursuing careers in healthcare, says a press release from Gavilan.  The donation is...

HHS returns to U.S. News ‘best high schools’ list

Hollister High School
For the sixth year in a row, Hollister High School has been ranked as a “Best High School” by U.S. News & World Report, which identifies the country’s top-performing public high school and measures how well schools serve students from various social and economic...

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...

Nonprofits collaborate on transitional housing project

A new project in Hollister will provide transitional homes for residents and families who are struggling with homelessness or other housing insecurity, according to the project developer.  The Housing Industry Foundation, along with Gilroy-based Rebekah Children’s Services, will host an April 18 ribbon cutting to...

Tacos & Taxes brings free filing assistance to Hollister

IRS-certified volunteers will be offering free income tax filing assistance—and tacos—for eligible local residents April 5 in Hollister. The event, known as “Tacos & Taxes,” will take place 1-5pm at the Jovenes de Antaño senior center, 300 West Street. Free tax services will be available,...

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