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Local hero serves in AmeriCorps NCCC

By Shaikha Rasmussen Elias Corral of Los Banos, Calif., recently began his 10-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program.  He began work on his first of four long-term service projects the week of…

CALIFORNIA CHRONICLES

Guilherme Da Gloria (1) Guilherme Silveira Da Gloria, the son of Manuel Silveira da Gloria and Isable Mariana do Rosario, was born in Candelaria, Pico Island, Azores, on July 6, 1863. At age 16, after his high school education at…

End of the year awards

By TIM MARRISON Assist Fire Chief Los Banos Fire Fighters invited their family members and the Los Banos City Council to attend their December 3rd Monthly business meeting to honor the Volunteer and Career Fire Fighters of the year as…

Spirit of Christmas in Lights Parade

By Mariann Chew December 2nd. at 6pm. on a crisp. chilly winter, evening both sides of 6th Street in downtown Los Banos was lined with crowds of Los Banos residents and visitors all waiting in anticipation for the Spirit of…

A Christmas Evening Downtown

By Mariann Chew The wind had slowed to a blustery breeze on the winter evening of December 1st. for a Christmas Evening Downtown presented by The Los Banos Chamber of Commerce.  Families, old friends, and business owners chatted on the…

Tomato Festival Committee award volunteers

On Monday, November 14th, the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce Tomato Festival Committee passed out checks to representatives of various non-profit organizations for their volunteer work hours during the 2011 Los Banos Tomato Festival, which took place on October 8th…