San Benito County Local News: Art, Culture & Media


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04/06/2024
I thought my journalism and others’ could change policy, perhaps even inspire a New Deal-style response equal to the challenge. Such was my naiveté.

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04/02/2024
It quickly became clear that Elon Musk’s SpaceX was responsible for the show. The lights were a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 22 new Starlink satellites into orbit. The rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 7:30 p.m., and it’s trail was visible from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park.

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03/25/2024
In the midst of a library expansion and an FBI investigation, San Benito County is considering the hiring of a new head librarian.

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03/12/2024
200 laptop computers were donated to Youth Alliance by AT&T, Monterey Peninsula Foundation and Human-I-T, for distribution to Hollister and Gilroy residents lacking "digital basics".

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03/11/2024
The March 11 edition of the Los Angeles Times print edition will be its last at the Los Angeles Times Olympic printing plant in Los Angeles.

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02/28/2024
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Crew members and security staff are being tight-lipped about a major Hollywood production—featuring stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Sean Penn—that is being filmed on location in downtown San Juan Bautista.

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02/27/2024
Each year the James and John Knight Foundation hosts funders and grant recipients in Miami for a forum on the state of journalism. This year was the largest yet.

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02/21/2024
A sizable number of crew members are working to recast locations near the Mission Plaza as a “Southwestern Town” for the “DL Project,” an as-yet-named film by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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02/19/2024
Artists sold chosen pieces in celebration of San Benito Agricultural Land Trust’s 30th anniversary.

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02/09/2024
City Manager Don Reynolds confirmed that he had met with location scouts from Warner Brothers. Mission Plaza, the Zanetta House, the bar at the Plaza Hotel and the Mission itself have been named as likely locations.

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02/07/2024
UC Merced will be highlighted on an Amazon Prime show that showcases universities around the world.

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02/07/2024
Journalism and democracy are undeniably intertwined. As the late media critic James Carey put it, “No journalism, no democracy; but, equally, no democracy, no journalism.”

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02/05/2024
She toured the world wowing audiences, and she captured the public’s imagination for decades. No, not Taylor Swift; Ellen Beach Yaw, also known as Lark Ellen.

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02/05/2024
The Grateful Dead have broken the record for the most Top 40 albums to chart on the Billboard 200.

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02/01/2024
James Dean’s last stop before he died in a car crash was at Blackwell’s Corner, a gas station in rural Kern County. His memory isn’t the draw it once was.

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01/30/2024
A shrink-wrapped Endeavour was hoisted and then carefully placed in its final location at the still-under-construction Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center.

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01/28/2024
The proposal aims to help working artists become arts teachers in elementary schools.

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01/27/2024
In several recent films, you may have heard soundtrack music composed by Hollister resident Jared Michael Fry. His most recent film soundtrack, Miramax’s “The Beekeeper,” is playing at Hollister’s Premiere Cinemas.

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01/25/2024
A combination of tax credits, revenue sharing and coupons could bring stability, writes Steven Waldman, president of Rebuild Local News.

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01/17/2024
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LJ Hardwicke will celebrate the release of her first novel, “Red Watson and the Gifted Lands,” with a book signing event.

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