Suspect Brandishes Knife During Theft

On February 25, 2012 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to a convenience store in the 200 Block of 7th Street regarding a theft. Store employee’s reported the suspect, 19-year-old Christopher Williams was confronted by employees…

Theft from Local Church

On February 21, 2012 at approximately 8:43 a.m. the Los Banos Police Department responded to the 1600 Block of Center Avenue for a report of a burglary to a church. A church representative reported that sometime in the evening, someone…

California Chronicles

Pioneers & Missionaries (1) Presumably, the first Assistant ever assigned to St. Leander’s Church was Father Francisco B. M. Bettencourt, a native Portuguese.  He came to San Leandro on October 1, 1878 and remained there until 1882.  However, I could…

My Pet Corner

By Mariann Chew Cats Spay And Neuter Clinic At 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning a crowd of Los Banos residents and their cats were waiting for The Los Banos Veterinary Clinic to open.  Once again The Los Banos Volunteers For…