Donna Holmes and “Ralphie” Hobbs.

Business / Economy

Chamber presents annual awards

Chamber honors outstanding individuals and businesses

Chavez Wyatt (lt) thanks Barr (rt) for 12 years of leadership

Business / Economy

Barr steps down as president of Business Council

After 12 years, Larry Barr steps down as president of the San Benito County Business Council. Vice-president Bob Tiffany will take the helm.

Tamara Pyzak wins Rabobank mountain bike

Business / Economy

San Juan resident wins bike in Rabobank sweepstakes

Lucky winner from San Juan Bautista gets mountain bike valued at $450


Government / Politics

BenitoLink’s Pledge of Champions Campaign reaches $19,740 and doubles to $39,480

Donations during pledge drive will be doubled thanks to Community Foundation for San Benito County matching grant

Julie Morris was thanked for her contributions to


Citizens recognized for their impact on the community

Philanthropists unite for annual evening of recognition


Art & Culture

San Benito County is the set for western-themed movie

A Bay Area film group has been shooting a western in San Benito County

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Legacy of Women: Mariquita Zanetta Breen Anzar

Mariquita Zanetta Breen Anzar grew up at the San Juan Bautista Plaza Hotel

This year's fashion show will have holiday shopping opportunities.


CattleWomen to Host 10th Annual Fashion Show

Nov. 15 event at San Juan Oaks will offer opportunities to do some Christmas shopping

About 35 students came to the Lulac Youth Convention Saturday.

Children and Youth

LULAC student conference promotes leadership

Annual conference at San Benito High School brings community leaders, students together

Lund grooms the arena for the San Benito County Fair Horse Show at Bolado Park Event Center


Lund is a behind-the-scenes star of the show at Bolado Park

Daryl Lund is the key to many recent improvements at the Bolado Park Event Center

Stephanie Hicks with the Community Foundation for San Benito County Women's Fund speaks to a packed house.

Art & Culture

Honoring the legacy of local women

Legacy of Women event, hosted by the San Benito County Women's Fund, focused on those who paved the way to an improved quality of life for subsequent generations

Pasture Cropping is a technique to get more production on farms and ranches.


Pasture Cropping Workshop October 7

Early bird registration has been extended through Friday, Sept. 25 and locals are being offered a 50 percent discount.

Image of Pacheco Pass Section of proposed High Speed Rail. Photo courtesy High Speed Rail Authority.

Housing / Land Use

High Speed Rail Meetings Roll Forward

News round-up: Rail Authority hosts Madera meeting while Rep. Denham takes on fiscal side of project.

Contestant Valerie Costanza during horsemanship portion of contest.


Ford is Miss San Benito Rodeo

Megan Ford wins the role of Miss San Benito Rodeo 2015; Costanza is runner-up

Audience pours over the subtle differences between the plans being offered.

Government / Politics

KUSP still fights for survival

The radio station that provides a solid signal in San Benito County for NPR news and regional coverage is struggling to stay in operation