Trevor Wright, Taryn Wright, and James Breen (left to right) support one another in raising their animals as part of the local Cienega 4-H Chapter. Photo credit Becky Bonner-Leland.


Students Say Raising 4-H Animals Is About More Than Livestock

New 4-H member James Breen learns life lessons through the help of family friends the Wrights, while getting ready for to show for the first time at the upcoming county fair.

San Benito County Administration building on Fourth St. in Hollister.

Business / Economy

OPINION: San Benito County votes no on economic development

SBC fails to seriously compete to improve its poor economic condition; the inevitable result will be decades of underservice to its residents.

Street view of the new ARTspace Annex

Art & Culture

Arts Council launch party will celebrate new second space in Hollister

The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to join in the celebration of a new ARTspace Annex at 217 Fifth Street in Downtown Hollister.

Photos from last winter's flooding. The county wants landowners to pay to repair and maintain levee system. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Landowners reject agreement on levee repairs, Rivas blames county for not being prepared for rains

Updated Article-After Lovers Lane landowners rejected the county's indemnification agreement no action will be taken to repair levees until after supervisors hold town meeting Oct. 5 to discuss options.

The fair will be held at the Bolado Park Event Center.

San Benito Lifestyle

San Benito County Fair Kicks Off This Weekend

The Annual fair at Bolado Park runs Thursday through Sunday this week.

The Hollister Downtown Association


Hollister Downtown Association Names New Executive Director

Amalia Ellis takes the reins as executive director of the Hollister Downtown Association, the board of directors announced Sept. 25.