San Benito County

US-Energy-Gas-Environment A Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig explores the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA on April 13, 2012. It is estimated that more than 500 trillion cubic feet of shale gas is contained in this stretch of rock that runs through parts of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and West Virginia. Shale gas is natural gas stored deep underground in fine-grained sedimentary rocks.  (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

San Benito County Divided Over Fracking Measure On November Ballot

Voters in San Benito County will become the first in California to decide on a measure about fracking in November. Measure J would ban the practice, and that vote has a county divided.

09/30/2014

(Credit The Renaissance Faire)

Travel Back To A Time Of Merriment And Mirth At The Northern California Renaissance Faire

Travel back to a time when arts, music, and festivities flourished day and night, at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, happening every weekend from September 13th through October 12th at Casa de Fruta in Hollister. (SPONSORED)

08/21/2014

Earthquake

Small Earthquake Rattles California Central Valley

A small earthquake shook parts of San Benito and Monterey Counties in California’s Central Valley Thursday afternoon.

06/26/2014

Carlos Belasco of Livermore stops along Grizzly Peak Boulevard to admire the view of the San Francisco Bay area after a cold Arctic storm blanketed the Oakland-Berkeley hills with several inches of snow on Dec. 7, 2009. (AP Photo)

Light Snow Expected On Some Bay Area Mountains

Another weather system moving into Northern California will be bringing cold temperatures, high surf at the beaches, and snow to some of the mountains in the San Francisco Bay area.

12/29/2012

(CBS)

Amber Alert Issued For Missing Girl From Hollister

The San Benito County Sheriff’s Department issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a 13-year-old girl.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

solar farm

Bay Area Environmental Groups Oppose San Benito Solar Project

An unusual lawsuit is pitting environmentalists against solar power advocates in San Benito County. It’s over a proposal for a 399 megawatt solar farm in Panoche Valley, a ranchland area in San Benito County.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

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