Photo provided by Roy Zarate with Hollister Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Health

Seventh-day Adventist Church hosts third annual free health clinic

Dental work, medical screenings and eye care available.

Downtown San Juan Bautista closed its streets on Aug. 10 and 11 to welcome the annual Antique and Craft Fair. Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

SJB Antique and Craft Fair gives the local economy a boost

Vendors talk about the value brought to the community.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Events

Congressman Jimmy Panetta to speak at San Benito Health Foundation ceremony

Changes to the facility include solar panels, LED lights and an ethanol-fueled generator.

Lilla Bell weaves through a series of poles on her horse in the 14-18 year old pole bending division at San Benito County Fair's Junior Rodeo in 2017. Bell will compete at the Gilroy Rodeo this weekend. Photo by Joshua Miller.

Agriculture

SBC locals gearing up for Gilroy Rodeo

Numerous county residents are competing.

Events

San Benito LULAC to honor local Women of the Year

Local organization to recognize notable women who have persisted to provide leadership and service to the community.

Hollister residents came together downtown on Aug. 1 to pray and speak regarding the Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting. Photos by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

Hollister hosts vigil for Garlic Festival shooting victims

Gathering gives SBC residents a chance to show support in response to Gilroy tragedy.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Recreation & Sports

Superhero 5K coming to Hollister July 27

Participants will receive a T-shirt and cape with registration.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Arts

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” premieres at San Benito High School

The 2019 summer musical will take the audience on an "out-of-this-world" adventure.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Our Economy

Second chance employment workshop comes to Hollister

San Benito County Workforce Development Board aims to raise awareness.

Jim Hart and Ruth Erickson as Uncle Sam and Betsy Ross lead the annual Kiddy Parade on July 4, 2019. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

July 4 Kiddie Parade draws a crowd in Hollister

An estimated 1,000 people gather to celebrate Independence Day.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Education

Hollister School District to hold meetings on cell phone use in class

Superintendent said there is growing concern among staff regarding cell phone use during school hours.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by SJB150 Committee and taken by Heidi Balz.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

San Juan Bautista to celebrate 150th anniversary in September

Celebration includes pancake breakfast, parade and live music.

Photo provided by the San Benito County Arts Council.

Arts

Arts Council’s annual Farm to Table Dinner tickets on sale

Annual event to be held July 21 at Paicines Ranch.

Entrance to Juan Bautista de Anza Trail on Old Stage Road in San Juan Bautista.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

Anza Historic Trail exhibit comes to San Juan Bautista Library

Traveling display documents people and events of the 1775 expedition.

There were an estimated 5,000 motorcycle enthusiasts during the 2018 three-day Rebel Rally. Photo by John Chadwell.

Events

Hollister Rally schedule

Attendees can go on a scavenger hunt, get rally patches and pins, eat food and more!