Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and San Juan Bautista Mayor Cesar Flores. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Arts

Poets gather in San Juan Bautista for three-day symposium

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and others hold workshops at Saint Francis Retreat.

Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and County Supervisor Jaime De La Cruz cut the ribbon with youngsters from YMCA, officially opening McCarthy Street Park. Photos by John Chadwell.

Recreation

McCarthy Street Park opens

City applies for $16 million in grants to build more parks.