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Government / Politics

County staff confusion blamed for missing $490,550 in consultant payments

RMA Director John Guertin said hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments to consultant 4Leaf Inc. didn't happen because of confusion from high staff turnover and sudden departure of former director.

HPD Explorer Program Post 395. Photo courtesy HPD website.

Children and Youth

Hollister Police Department Explorers to host 5K Foot Pursuit

HPD Explorers Post 395 hosting 3rd annual 5K Foot Pursuit on Saturday, May 12 at Brigantino Park in Hollister.

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Nonprofits

Jovenes de Antaño: serving the elderly since 1975

Started in 1975, Jovenes de Antano provides much needed services to the elderly population of San Benito County.

"Wary," a pastel and charcoal piece by SBHS senior Jasmine Ulloa, was the winner of the Congressional Art Contest.

Art & Culture

Local students finish first, second in Congressional Art contest

San Benito High School seniors Jasmine Ulloa and Catherine Nordstrom were honored for their creativity, as was SBHS student Tyler Oelrich, who was an honorable mention winner.

Barn on Nyland Ranch with San Juan Bautista and Highway 156 in the background. Photo by Karminder Brown.

Agriculture

Local Land Trust secures opportunity to preserve Nyland Ranch

With the help of a larger land trust, San Benito Agricultural Land Trust has a chance to purchase Nyland Ranch near San Juan Bautista.