Category: Local News

Los Banos area local news.

Reminiscing with Mariann

Santa Claus This past weekend I had the extreme pleasure of interviewing one of  the most extraordinary characters I have ever met.  His name is Saint Nicholas or otherwise known as Santa Claus.  Santa is a world traveler, where ever…

California Chronicles

Guilherme da Gloria (2) As previously stated, the former Portuguese Catholic priest Guilherme Silveira da Gloria was the author of two books of poetry: Poesias (321 pages) and Harpejos (64 pages), respectively published in 1935 and 1940. The book “Poesias”…

Come enjoy a ‘Breakfast with Santa’

  City of Los Banos, Recreation Department will be holding a “Breakfast with Santa”.  Saturday, December 17, 2011.  8:00am – 11:00am at the Los Banos Community Center, located at 645 7th Street. Tickets at the door are $9.00 ea.  Professional…

Black vs. White Magic

By Ixchelle Jurado It may sound like a column that would have been more appropriate for Halloween, but I think this article is actually a little more fitting for the season that is upon us. A few Sundays ago, I…

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…