Sallie Calhoun (right) talks soils with a Paicines Ranch workshop guest. Photo by Alicia C Arcidiacono.

Features

Q & A: Sallie Calhoun on her No Regrets Initiative

With opportunity comes responsibility. In this interview, Paicines Ranch owner Sallie Calhoun talks about a 10-year commitment that she just "couldn't not do."

Students install a protection cage around a newly planted oak. Photo by Nancy Wilcox.

Environment / Nature

Students plant oaks at Pacheco Creek Reserve

Local kids learn about and restore oak woodland next to Highway 152.

Photos courtesy of Rene Rodriguez.

Environment / Nature

Q & A: Rene Rodriguez brings nature into view

Local photographer talks about San Benito County life and landscapes.

Chalk art by Heidi Jumper. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Integrated Waste Mangemant.

Environment / Nature

San Benito County takes Earth Day Art Fest online

Residents invited to share photos of their artwork online via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #SanBenitoEarthArt in the post. Entries will be shared and reposted by event sponsors.

The Jesse Hildreth Rose. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Beauty and history: the heritage roses of San Juan Bautista

Unique varieties have been growing in the city cemetery for many generations.

Pinnacles National Park Superintendent Blanca Alvarez Stransky. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Environment / Nature

Pinnacles superintendent tells of her journey to San Benito

Blanca Alvarez Stransky brings 34 years of parks experience.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Environment / Nature

Free admission to Monterey Bay Aquarium for San Benito County residents

Community Open House running now through Dec. 15.

Children and Youth

Hollister science class holds climate change rally

Students demonstrate as other protests take place around the world.