Lozano man accused of sexual assault

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A Lozano man was arraigned on Tuesday, Dec. 28 after allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. “Basically this happened in July of this past year. He was out there with a 15-year-old and eventually he did commit sexual assault at his mom’s house on top of a trampoline. …

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621 Reasons To Keep Reading

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito News closed 2010 a variable juggernaut in coverage, breaking stories that made headlines all over the Valley, including Mayor Joe H. Hernandez’s involuntary forfeiture of office due to owing back taxes, the discovery of a felony conviction in now-former elementary school principal Enrique Homero Murillo, and …

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City may revisit increase in fees

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito officials have announced plans to move the city forward in 2011. “We have a little over 40 projects in the books, but some of them are funded and some of them are unfunded,” said City Manager Manuel Lara. “Come the first of the year, …

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40 city projects pending in 2011

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito officials have announced plans to move the city forward in 2011. “We have a little over 40 projects in the books, but some of them are funded and some of them are unfunded,” said City Manager Manuel Lara. “Come the first of the year, …

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District goals for new year in place

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón announced the district’s upcoming goals, which included the completion of a new elementary school before the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. Limón stated that the school district has three major goals; academics, student and staff safety, and increasing the fund …

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Med-Care promises ‘quality service’

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Special to the NEWS Med-Care EMS, the City of San Benito’s new 911 emergency ambulance provider will deliver quality service, actively participate in local civic events, and conduct public educational and leadership programs, officials of the company have said. Representatives of Med-Care met Wednesday with city officials and area hospital emergency room supervisors in an …

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MJMS Athletes Donate

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The Miller Jordan Middle School girls’ seventh and eighth grade athletics classes recently collected a large box full of toys to benefit local children. Each student athlete and coach donated at least one new toy. The toy collection was then donated to the local Toys for Tots program. (Courtesy photo)

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Disco Fever!

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Girl Scout Troop 310 participated in the San Benito Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Dec. 11. Pictured decked out in the parade’s disco theme are (first row) Rosario Estrada, Dalia Garcia, Frida Longoria, Ekaterina Cruz, Trinity Cano, Haley Cano, Sabrina Rivas, Angelica Rivas, (second row), Rosie Ramirez, Sylvia Ramirez, and Graciela De La Rosa. (Courtesy photo)

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Berta Cabaza Food Drive

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In conjunction with Reading is Fundamental (RIF) and the gift of sharing, Berta Cabaza Middle School had a school wide canned food drive. Students donated over 600 cans of food, which were given to the Food Pantry in San Benito. (Courtesy photo)

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Goodbye, Slim

To the Editor, San Benito lost one of its most colorful characters recently. “Slim” was 92 years young. Until about four years ago when he fell and hurt his head, you would not have believed that “Slim” was older than about 70. Many folks called him “Tex” but that was a misnomer as he was …

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