Schools getting failing grade on attendance
Many California elementary schools are getting a failing grade on student attendance. A report released Friday by California's Attorney General shows truancy is a chronic problem in the school system.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
1 arrested in spate of burglaries in San Juan Bautista
San Benito County sheriff's deputies are investigating a spate of commercial burglaries in San Juan Bautista - including five on Thursday. On Sept.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
New study paints rosy economic picture for oil exploration in San Benito County
A new study says that in a 'high end' estimate over the next 30 years, oil well production in San Benito County could add $4.3 billion to the county economy in the form of jobs and commerce. That would essentially double the total county industry output over that time.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Rattles San Benito County Near Ridgemark, Hollister
An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 struck southeast of Ridgemark Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network. The quake struck at 11:17 a.m. at an estimated depth of 3.5 miles below the earth's surface, making this a very shallow quake.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Restructuring for the early childhood education center at MPC a model
MONTEREY >> The restructuring of the early childhood education center at Monterey Peninsula College, which is practically saving the institution, could serve as a model to rescue other centers in the same situation statewide. That was the overwhelming feeling shared by participants at a special session of the MPC trustees, who heard a detailed presentation on how the center will be restructured by Mary Johnson, department chair of the early childhood education department and Cathy Nyznyk, director of the child care center.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Monterey County Herald
CSUMB has new dean, new college of education
Dr. Jose Luis Alvarado in his office at CSU Monterey Bay on Thursday. Dr. Alvarado is the new dean of education at CSU Monterey Bay.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Shakes San Benito County Near Ridgemark
An earthquakes registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of Ridgemark, near Hollister Thursday at 3:11 a.m. according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network. The quake struck at an estimated depth of just about 3 miles, below the earth's surface, making this a very shallow quake.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Regional Medical Center's Richard Kline wants to standardize trauma care
As medical director of trauma services at Regional Medical Center San Jose, Dr. Rick Kline has created a center recognized as one of the best in the region, treating patients from Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties.
The Salinas Californian
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Police Chief McMillin speaks at Temple He was appointed Chief of Police on June 11, 2011 after 24 years of service Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tRb80u Salinas Chief of Police Kelly McMillin will be the guest speaker at Temple Beth El for its Shabbat Service, tonight at 7:30 p.m. Temple Beth El is located on the corner ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
From hard hats to business suits
He is a CEO and he does not have a college degree. The educated and self taught, Josu © Garc a is the current Chief Executive Office for the Santa Clara and San Benito counties Construction and Building Trades Council.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Sobriety checkpoint to be conducted Thursday night in Salinas
It's part of Avoid the 20, the summertime multi-jurisdictional crackdown on DUI suspects in Monterey and San Benito counties.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Huge solar farm proposed near Silicon Valley wins power contract, but loses major investor
An artist's rendering depicts how a solar array farm might appear if constructed as proposed in the Panoche Valley of San Benito County.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Senior briefs: Monterey hospice care provider changes name, logo
The Hospice Giving Foundation has unveiled its new logo, left, which like the old one, right, is based on the icon of a nautilus shell.
Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of Gilroy
A 3.8 magnitude quake shook an area of San Benito County about 24 miles northeast of Soledad and 50 miles east-southeast of Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Shakes San Benito County Near Ridgemark
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck in San Benito County Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bishop Ranch History
When passing through the heart of Goleta on the 101, you can't help but notice a large open space on the mountain side of the freeway, between Los Carneros and Storke.