San Benito County Historical Society President John Wrobel. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Wapple House Museum reopens for National Museum Month

After being closed for a year, a wealth of San Benito history is back on display.

The DeRose Vineyards. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Features

Eat, Drink, Savor: Taste traveling at DeRose Winery

Wines made from historic vines are the highlight of the DeRose tasting room.

Foxhollow Herb Farm. Courtesy of Foxhollow.

Features

Hollister’s Foxhollow Herb Farm brings organic products to the community and beyond

It’s been making soaps, lotions, creams and incense since 1995.

Louie Roybal at work. Courtesy of Louie's Smokey Trails.

Features

Louie’s Smokey Trails brings BBQ to customers all over San Benito County

High quality and locally sourced foods highlight Louie Roybal’s catering menu.

State Park interpreter Marcos Vizcaino in the Castro/Breen Adobe. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Features

San Juan Bautista State Park prepares to mark National Museum Month

As COVID restrictions lift, tourists are returning to the city.

Aniesa Osorio. Photo by Robert Eliason

Features

Baler softball team returns to play after shutdown

Girls varsity at San Benito High School discuss getting back on the field.

Cynthia Emeterio. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business

Premiere Cinemas reopens at 25% capacity

New protocols at Hollister’s multi screen movie theater don’t deter film lovers.

Michelle and Rick McCain by a Leucospermum. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business

Exotic plants from around the world thrive in Aromas microclimate

Wild Ridge Organics specializes in rare and hard-to-grow natural wonders.

Hugh Nguyen. Photo by Robert Eliason

Features

San Benito High School tennis team returns to the court

After a year-long shutdown, players look forward to a brief season.

Old vines at the Vaché/Palmtag vineyard site. Photo by Robert Eliason

Features

Eat, Drink, Savor: The spectacular 170 year old lineage of Cienega Valley Wines

How Theophile Vaché and William Palmtag established fine winemaking in San Benito County.

San Benito High School football team players, Photo by Robert Eliason

Features

SBHS football players just happy to be on the field

The season’s last game is April 16 against Palma.

Fremont Peak and the Gabilan Range. Photo courtesy of Jim Ostick.

San Benito Lifestyle

BL Longform: Fremont Peak reopens to camping and recreation

A home to foxes, bumblebees, sparrow hawks and early California soldiers.

Ivar Den Breejen said "The park has amazing ramps and is an excellent place to skate." Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Hollister skatepark shows its age

Young skaters and parents want to see change at the 20-year-old memorial to Daniel Yetter.

Ayden Kusumoto. Photo by Robert Eliason

Sports & Recreation

San Benito Aquatics offers safe place for swimming and competition

Programs offer youth a chance to exercise and socialize.

Bonnie's Barn at Swank Farms. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Swank Farms memorializes new barn

Event center stands as a tribute to the spirit of Bonnie Swank.