Cory Waller at Eden Rift. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Features

Eat, Drink, Savor: Barrel tasting with Cory Waller of Eden Rift Vineyards

An afternoon of sampling the wine before it becomes The Wine.

LULAC Young Adults. Picture by Raul Flores.

Nonprofits

Local LULAC marks 35th anniversary on Cinco de Mayo

18 San Benito County leaders and institutions recognized for their support of the activist group.

Guerra Cellars' Brooke Taylor pouring for Mark and Melissa Preader. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business

Hollister Wine and Beer Stroll returns for the 9th year

A sold-out crowd enjoys samples from 23 wineries and breweries.

Carson City BBQ. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Food / Dining

Rib Cook-Off returns to San Juan Bautista after 2-year hiatus

The three-day festival is a sign of the town returning to normalcy.

Noah Fort. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Hollister teen breaks martial arts record on Italian TV

Unfamiliar music, slippery mats and no practice time are among the challenges Noah Fort overcame to reach his goal.

Hundreds in audience raise their hands while singing praise songs. Photo by Annette Reamer.

Features

Local pastors bring back ‘Holy-Stir’

Over 100 gather to celebrate Good Friday in Hollister.

Bobby Ruvalcaba. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Nonprofits

Bobby Ruvalcaba leads self-housing project

Twelve families continue the work of building their own homes.

Nonprofits

Eagle Scout project brings warmth to community

Jacob Lima distributes 500 articles of clothing to three homeless nonprofits.

Even after the sun goes down, walkers can see their way with the help of the full moon. Photo by Rene Rodriguez

San Benito Lifestyle

Moonlight Walk April 15

Dress warm and hike with friends and family in the glow of the full moon.

A couple stands among the trees in Eden Rift's Gavilan Gale. Photos by JeLau Photography.

Business

Eden Rift opens a new wedding and event center among the oaks and vines

Gavilan Vale offers an elegant alternative to Napa, Sonoma and Monterey venues.

Mary Morales and Rick. Photo by Robert Eliason.

History & Profiles

As her dream project breaks ground, Mary Morales leaves the town she loves

San Juan Bautista resident and her husband were involved with the city for nearly 30 years.

Noel Ugale (left) and Raul Escareno arrive at Valley View Park despite the cold and chance of sprinkles to lead a prayer in the park on March 5. Photo by Sean Roney.

San Benito Lifestyle

Prayer in the park expands to include Ukraine

Hollister street ministry aims to create unity locally as well as worldwide.

Wulfric Beornsson (left) defends against an attack from Countess Annora Raines while Sir Gregory Falconheart oversees the fight safety as marshal during the White Shield Tournament held in Bolado Park on March 5. Photo by Sean Roney.

Art & Culture

Armored fighters get medieval at Bolado Park

White Shield re-enactment tournament returns to San Benito County.

Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

Children and Youth

Hollister hosts first Youth Expo

Over 500 people attend the event showcasing activities for young people.

Jack Preader (left) and his sister Claire (right) can now play together at Frank Klauer Memorial Park. Photo courtesy of Melissa Preader.

Sports & Recreation

Hollister’s Frank Klauer Park reopens after upgrades

After pushing for ADA compliance, young activist Jack Preader can now play there.