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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.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Education Etc.

Fri Sep 12, 2014

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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.

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Related Topix: San Juan Bautista, CA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

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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.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Ridgemark, CA, Hollister, CA, Geology, Science

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.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

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.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News, University of Virginia

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Ridgemark, CA, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Geology, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

The Salinas Californian

Police Chief McMillin speaks at TemplePolice Chief McMillin speaks at ...

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)

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, San Diego County, CA, Saint Mary's College of California, Cal State Monterey Bay

Thu Aug 28, 2014

El Observador

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.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA

The Salinas Californian

Monterey County Fair: Old fashioned funMonterey County Fair: Old...

Monterey County Fair: Old fashioned fun 'Party with the Animals' offers much to enjoy.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Monterey County, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Hollister, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Environment, Science

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.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Ridgemark, CA, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Edhat

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.

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Related Topix: Goleta, CA, Agriculture, Science, Hollister, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

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