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San Benito County Newswire

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  1. Pizarro: Jane's Walks provide a new view on city lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    You probably saw the Google doodle Wednesday that honored urban-planning activist Jane Jacobs on what would have been her 100th birthday. Her legacy is being celebrated this weekend, too, with a series of Jane's Walks -- citizen-led strolls that serve to connect neighbors and encourage people to explore their cities and tell stories about them.

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  2. Sal Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives finishes with $7.8 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    The Golden State Warriors weren't the only ones with a come-from-behind victory on Tuesday night. Silicon Valley Gives brought in nearly $2 million in the final 90 minutes of the 24-hour crowdfunding campaign to finish with $7.8 million for Bay Area nonprofits.

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  3. Editorial, May 4, 2016: Lucius, Panetta for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Monterey County Herald

    It's been almost four decades since a Republican candidate has offered anything more than token opposition in a race for the Congressional seat representing the Monterey Bay Area. This year, in the race to replace longtime incumbent Democrat Sam Farr in the 20th Congressional District, that political history has changed with a capable and credentialed Republican candidate, Casey Lucius, going up against Jimmy Panetta, whose political lineage and support makes him an odds-on favorite.

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  4. Sex offender accused of lewd acts in 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2012 | Hollister Free Lance

    ... gation continues. Anyone with information on Schreiber or possible other victims is encouraged to call the San Benito County Sheriff's Office at (831) 636-4080 or their TIP-LINE at 636-4084.

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  5. Williams, Delfino: Panoche Valley solar project a bad deal for farmers, ranchers and wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | San Jose Mercury News

    Farmers, conservationists and anyone else who values sustaining a healthy, vibrant community in San Benito County's Panoche Valley have a common concern: the industrial-scale Panoche Valley Solar Project, which is owned by New York-based Con Edison and RET Capital. As Califonria builds a sustainable, clean-energy economy, we must also continue our proud tradition of protecting our lands, wildlife and natural heritage.

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  6. Bay Area residents wary of new housing developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    Bay Area residents are all for more homes and plenty of them to help solve the region's housing affordability and traffic woes -- just not in their backyards. Amid record-high housing prices, a sturdy economy and brisk hiring, a new poll released Thursday shows that by a strong majority -- 60 percent -- residents prefer that housing be built not in the crowded nine-county region but outside the Bay Area in places such as Yolo County, San Joaquin County and San Benito County.

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  7. Community Notebook: Silicon Valley Community Foundation to host online 'giving day' for nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation will be hosting SVGives, an online fundraising event to benefit 1,000 local nonprofit organizations on Tuesday, May 3. The goal of the give-a-thon is to raise millions of dollars for charities in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Benito counties within the span of 24 hours, according to SVCF. "During the two previous events in 2014 and 2015, SVGives raised a total of nearly $16 million for local charities," SVCF CEO and President Emmett Carson said in a press release.

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  8. Election 2016: Lucius says district needs more creative solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Monterey County Herald

    Q Both Monterey and Santa Cruz counties struggle with homelessness. What role can Congress, and you specifically as a member of Congress, play in addressing the problem locally? A I grew up living in apartments, so I know first-hand what it means to worry about the cost of housing.

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  9. Salinas Police Chief Kelly McMillin to retire in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | KSBW-TV

    ... to retire in October this year," McMillin said Friday. McMillin began fighting crime in 1984 with the San Benito County Sheriff's Department. In 1988 he transferred to the Salinas Police Department, where he rose through the ranks until he became ...

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  10. Pizarro: Bay Area nonprofits get ready for Silicon Valley GivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    Silicon Valley Gives takes place Tuesday, and as it enters its third year, the 24-hour community philanthropy event is bigger than ever. More than 1,000 organizations -- stretching from San Francisco to San Benito County -- are registered to take part and have been reaching out to donors via email and social media in hopes of capturing some of the $4 million in matching funds available.

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  11. Monterey County may not be able to afford joining regional power agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Monterey County Herald

    Salinas >> A tight budget may prevent Monterey County from participating in a proposed tri-county community choice energy agency aimed at lowering local power costs and using the savings on renewable energy projects. According to a report to the Alternative Energy and Environment Committee on Thursday, the county may have difficulty finding the projected $2.25 million in startup costs in the 2016-17 budget to join the Monterey Bay Community Power Project.

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  12. Economic summit highlights innovations, collaborations in Monterey Bay regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Monterey >> Seizing on the area's agriculture, recreation, conservation and technology, the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership's second annual Regional Economic Summit highlighted the innovations and collaborations that are transforming the region. “Our goal today was three-fold: … to share ideas, showcase best practices and inspire the audience,” said Jodi Nunes, Monterey Bay Economic Partnership program and marketing manager.

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  13. Create a hardcopy of this pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Hollister Free Lance

    ... more than 55,000 people, including the county's population. It's understandable to a certain extent that San Benito County remains in transition from a farm town to something bigger, but it's inexcusable that the issue of providing pool access has ...

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  14. Bay Area NIMBYsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Area residents are all for more homes and plenty of them to help solve the region's housing affordability and traffic woes -- just not in their backyards. Amid record-high housing prices, a sturdy economy and brisk hiring, a new poll released Thursday shows that by a strong majority -- 60 percent -- residents prefer that housing be built not in the crowded nine-county region but outside the Bay Area in places such as Yolo County, San Joaquin County and San Benito County.

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  15. Caltrans Sign Replacement ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Edhat

    An overhead sign panel replacement project along Highways 1, 9, 17, 41, 46, 101, 135, 156 and 183 in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties begins Sunday night, May 1, Caltrans officials have announced. Overnight roadwork will include northbound/southbound and eastbound/westbound lane closures Sunday night: 9 pm to 6 am; Monday through Thursday night: 8 pm to 6 am .

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  16. Los Gatos: Countdown to 'SVGives' dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Photograph by George Sakkestad The McEnroe family of Los Gatos is encouraging residents to participate in the May 3 SVGives fundraising effort by supporting the Fisher Middle School Home & School Club and the Los Gatos Education Foundation. If the home and school club raises $1,000, the family will match that gift with another $1,000.

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  17. Salinas, Monterey Bay showing good recovery fromaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Salinas Californian

    Salinas, Monterey Bay showing good recovery from recession Economist says Salinas, Monterey Bay on a good tracks for recovery from recession Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/26sN2Ni Economist Chris Thornberg paints a bright economic future for the Monterey Peninsula for at least the next couple of years during the second annual Regional 2016 Economic Summit put on by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership held Tuesday in Monterey. Chances are you've heard the talk about how bad the U.S. economy is and how it needs to be fixed.

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  18. Economic summit highlights innovations, collaborations in Monterey Bay regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Monterey County Herald

    Monterey >> Seizing on the area's agriculture, recreation, conservation and technology, the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership's second annual Regional Economic Summit highlighted the innovations and collaborations that are transforming the region. “Our goal today was three-fold: … to share ideas, showcase best practices and inspire the audience,” said Jodi Nunes, Monterey Bay Economic Partnership program and marketing manager.

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  19. Silicon Valley Gives: May 3 Fundraising Event Includes More Than 1,000 Community CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | PRWeb

    Just one week remains before Silicon Valley Gives, the region's 24-hour online giving day to support local charities. More than $4 million in matching gifts and prizes is available on May 3 to participating nonprofit organizations.

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  20. UCP Inc (UCP) Major Shareholder Sells $240,631.98 in StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    UCP Inc major shareholder Buckingham Capital Management sold 31,579 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.62, for a total value of $240,631.98.

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