Photo provided by Hollister United Methodist Church.

News Release

Hollister United Methodist Church begins capital campaign

The church was founded in 1869 and celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.

Photo provided by Veronica Lezama.

News

LULAC to host Veterans Day Breakfast

Local veterans will receive a free breakfast and honorees will be presented with recognitions from Congressman Jimmy Panetta and others.

Chamberlain's kids enjoying the San Benito County Fair. Photos provided by Chamberlain's.

Nonprofits

12 Days of Giving donations support Chamberlain’s kids

For 54 years, Chamberlain’s staff has cared for and taught some of the most vulnerable children in the state.

Photo provided by Jafe Danbury.

Art & Culture

Local author releases novel about domestic abuse

With October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, "The Other Cheek" challenges readers to reevaluate what they really know about domestic abuse.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health / Fitness

30th annual Red Ribbon Run

5K run held to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs and alcohol in our community.

Photo provided by Valerie Egland.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Is no growth realistic or just a political slogan?

Valerie Egland writes that growth and development are perpetually challenging issues that often divide communities.

There is a favorite pumpkin awaiting everyone at the Harvest Hope for a Cure Event at San Benito Historical Park.

Ag

Harvest Hope Festival Moves to Historical Park

Family event will have hundreds of pumpkins, artisan pop-up shops, crafts, produce stand, fall decor, antiques and a BBQ lunch.

Wayne Norton of Aromas is running for San Benito County Supervisor District 2 in 2020. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

Government / Politics

Firefighters Association endorses Wayne Norton for Supervisor

"I am extremely proud to have earned the support of county firefighters," Norton said.

Susana Valle and son Gael paint a rock together. Photos by Patty Lopez Day.

Schools & Education

Painting rocks at Calaveras Elementary

Parents and students spend Saturday revitalizing campus garden.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health

Red Ribbon festivities kick off with 5k run

Festival to follow on Nov. 2.

Monica and Raymond Rodriguez will be honored as the 2019 YA Change Makers. Photo provided.

Events

Youth Alliance to host Change Makers

Three community leaders to be honored.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

Effect Change with a Gift

Donations through San Benito GIVES on Sept. 10 will connect the power of giving with the Community Foundation's commitment to making a difference.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

Community Action Board hosts leadership luncheon

Panelists include Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, San Benito County Supervisor Anthony Botelho and Sheriff-Coroner Darren Thompson.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by Wanda Guibert and taken by Heidi Balz.

Events

Inaugural beer and wine stroll comes to San Juan Bautista

Event commemorates San Juan Bautista's 150th anniversary of incorporation as a city.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Events

San Juan Bautista Chicken Festival returns in September

Free event to feature chicken cook-off, music, dancing and live displays.