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July 12, 2024

Community Food Bank prepares for surge in demand

Thousands of households in San Benito County who have received extra CalFresh benefits due to pandemic-related hardships will see a reduction in their monthly allotments as of April 1, and local service providers are preparing now to meet the inevitable surge in demand that...

Local arts council shares $4.75M grant for Central Coast

The San Benito County Arts Council, Arts Council for Monterey County, Arts Council Santa Cruz County, San Luis Obispo County Arts Council, Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture and the Ventura County Arts Council announced that the Central Coast Region has been...

Local Scene: Organizations awarded art grants

San Benito County organizations awarded $140K arts grants San Benito County Clerk-Recorder-Elections and Costanoan Indian Research Inc. were among 23 organizations throughout the Central Coast to have been awarded $140,000 grants to partner with an artist over a 12-month period to create an arts engagement...

Kayla Salazar wins $25K scholarship

Hollister High senior Kayla Salazar was recently chosen as a 2023 Girls Inc. National Scholar for her efforts to encourage and empower her peers to be “strong, smart and bold,” says a press release.  Salazar is one of only three recipients in the U.S. and...

San Benito eligible for electric vehicle charger rebates

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A $30 million incentive project is underway to help businesses, nonprofits, public agencies and tribes fund the installation of electric vehicle chargers in disadvantaged and low-income communities across the state.  San Benito is on the list of 30 counties where such parties are eligible for...

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...

Orthodontists provide scholarships to students

Wafelbakker Anderson Orthodontics presented $2,000 scholarships to five seniors from area high schools. In Hollister, Julien Garcia of San Benito High School received a scholarship. Wafelbakker Anderson Orthodontics’ history of philanthropy dates back to 1988 when Dr. Bas W. Wafelbakker bought the practice in Gilroy. Today,...

Youth Alliance fundraiser celebrates young leaders

Youth Alliance will celebrate young leaders from the community during the Youth Rising event on Sept. 15 at 6:30pm. This fundraising event is dedicated to spotlighting the youth in the organization’s programs as they work to make a difference in the community. The Youth Rising...

Local Scene: Devii Rao performs Sept. 10; Open Studios tour returns

Squires named to Dean’s List Hollister resident Emma Squires was named to the dean's list for the spring 2022 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Squires is enrolled in the university's Olin Business School, according to a press release. To qualify for the Dean's List...

Local Scene: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Hollister High; Summit for Planet Earth

Hollister High drama club presents ‘Rock of Ages’ The Hollister High School Drama Department will present “Rock of Ages: Teen Edition” on stage for five nights and one matinee in April.  Shows are scheduled at Hollister High School auditorium, 1220 Monterey Street, at 7pm April 12,...

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