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June 15, 2024

CA lawmakers consider banning youth tackle football

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office said Jan. 16 that he would veto any bill with an outright ban on youth tackle football. “My Administration will work with the Legislature and the bill’s author to strengthen safety in youth football—while ensuring parents have the freedom to...

Local Scene: Literacy summit scheduled for Jan. 25

Help address literacy challenges at Jan. 25 summit Local education officials and experts will host a literacy summit in San Benito County next week in order to address the achievement gap in reading and language arts education among local students. The SBCOE Literacy Summit: Unlocking a...

Report card finds CA struggles to support children’s educational needs

Despite statewide efforts, California is still struggling to support the personal and educational needs of its students, according to the 2024 California Children’s Report Card conducted by the organization Children Now, which “grades the State on its ability to support better outcomes for kids”...

Survey shows support for bonds for second high school in San Benito district

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As the San Benito High School District pursues all available funding opportunities for a second high school, potential bond measures to support a second high school in the district appear viable, according to survey results presented during the Jan. 9 meeting of the Board...

Newsom outlines plan for state budget deficit

California is in a budget hole, its depth measured not in feet, but in dollars. How deep? A projected $38 billion deficit, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who said Jan. 10 he will declare a fiscal emergency when necessary and unveiled his initial plan to...

Local Scene: Living History Days in San Juan Bautista

Living History Days Step back to the early days of San Juan Bautista at Living History Days at San Juan Bautista State Historic Park. Meet mountain men, Civil War soldiers, Victorian ladies and more. Enjoy craft and cooking demonstrations. Enjoy an old-fashioned soda in the...

Hollister High School provides updates on campus construction projects

Numerous projects are underway at Hollister High School that will improve energy efficiency, recreation programs and student life on campus, according to San Benito High School District Superintendent Dr. Shawn Tennenbaum’s latest newsletter.  The rooftop solar panels on top of the Career Technical Education building...

District partners with Legacy Church to brighten holidays

Students from each Hollister School District site will have a brighter holiday season due to a collaboration with Legacy Church.  The Hollister School District partnered with Legacy after church representatives approached Social Emotional Coordinator Eliana Delgadillo asking how they could help provide donated gifts to...

Student creates sensory path at local school for Eagle Scout project

Ever since Hollister High School senior Jake Varnes finished his time as a student at Cerra Vista Elementary School, he wanted to find some way to give back to the school. He found a path toward doing just that with his Eagle Scout project.  Varnes...

Local Scene: Hollister Police to conduct DUI checkpoint Dec. 15

DUI checkpoint is Dec. 15 Hollister Police will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint the night of Dec. 15 at an intersection within the city limits.  The checkpoint will start at 6pm Dec. 15 and end at 2am Dec. 16, says a press release from...

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