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A milestone from Gilroy Dispatch

Jan. 26, 2023

In Memory Of

Gilroy remembers Coach Avis Kelley, who always encouraged everyone around him to make that extra effort to improve themselves in all facets of their lives.

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A milestone from SanBenitocom

Jan. 25, 2023

Congratulations

Hollister’s Jenny Cullumberβ€”who has welcomed foster children, exchange students and other youth into her life over the yearsβ€”was named the 2023 California Mother of the Year by American Mothers, Inc.

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A milestone from Benito Link

Jan. 17, 2023

Birth

On Jan. 7, San Benito High School District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to name the Science and Robotics Building at Hollister High School after Mary Ann Barragan for her contributions to the district.

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A milestone from Gilroy Dispatch

Jan. 12, 2023

Birth

Jennifer Lopez and Anthony Acosta of Gilroy welcomed Alex Acosta-Lopez as the first baby born in 2023 at St. Louise Regional Hospital.

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Jan. 1, 2023

Searching the Sky

Amateur astronomer David Baumgartner writes about another year under the stars in his series for BenitoLink.

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Dec. 22, 2022

San Benito County Historical and Recreational Park Turns 40

Kerry Tobais, San Benito County Historical Society treasurer, celebrates the milestone in an article written for BenitoLink.

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A milestone from Benito Link

Dec. 11, 2022

Congratulations

The San Juan Bakery celebrates more than 80 years of serving the community.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Oct. 4, 2022

In Memory Of

Pauline Valdivia, the executive director of Hollister’s Jovenes de AntaΓ±o, died Sept. 23 at the age of 79.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Oct. 4, 2022

Congratulations

The CattleWoman of the Year award went to Cheri Holiday, a longtime member and advocate for the beef industry. She was recognized at the CattleWomen’s Summer BBQ on Sept. 17.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Sept. 29, 2022

New Business

On Sept. 23, the San Benito County Free Library held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 24-hour library kiosk at 3064 Riverview Way.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Aug. 24, 2022

Gratitude

San Benito County was awarded $2.4 million from California State Parks, which will will go toward creating Riverview Regional Park in Hollister.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Aug. 23, 2022

Congratulations

Two San Benito County wineries made Wine and Spirits magazine’s 2022 list of the world’s top 100 wineries. Calera Wine Company makes its 10th appearance and Eden Rift Vineyards makes its first.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Aug. 7, 2022

New Business

CIA-educated chef Aaron Ricketts is opening Hapa Bros., San Juan Bautista’s first food truck, along with his brother. Both are fourth-generation members of the Teshima family.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Aug. 6, 2022

New Business

Jennifer Colby is bringing a new art showcase to San Juan Bautista with the opening of Luna Gallery. Its first show, β€œDreamscapes,” runs through Sept. 4.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

Aug. 3, 2022

Gratitude

Fire Safe Council volunteers worked with prescribed burn experts to remove hemlock from the Harvey and Gladys Nyland Property, with the aim of restoring native plants.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

July 14, 2022

Retirement

John Kouretas, owner of Paine’s Restaurant and Bar in Hollister for 42 years, is selling the restaurant to Gustavo Gonzalez, owner of La Catrina Mexican Grill, and retiring.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

July 3, 2022

New Business

Sweet Cheeks Candy Company opened its doors June 18 in San Juan Bautista’s Bluebird Hotel with a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

July 2, 2022

Congratulations

Musicians Nic Calder and Paul LaCorte, who perform as HonkyDonky & HeartBreaker, celebrated 10 years of making music with a β€œBandiversary” show July 2 at Grillin & Chillin Alehouse.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

June 23, 2022

Congratulations

San Benito County Office of Education has recognized Certificated and Classified Employees of the Year on May 31 from schools across San Benito County.

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From πŸ“ California Local Editors

May 24, 2022

Gratitude

Twenty-eight graduating seniors were awarded over $25,000 in scholarships at the San Benito County Chamber Foundation’s first in-person Scholarships Awards Night.

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