News Release

Califiornia Fish and Wildlife: fish during ‘hoot owls’ periods

The department suggests all anglers follow the best practices even if intention is in harvesting fish to eat.

Charlee Jones and her horse, Gilly, round the third barrel in the Barrel Racing event July 27, 2022. Photo by Jenna Fields.

Sports & Recreation

Bolado Park hosts 48th Gymkhana Association State Finals

Family-oriented equine event returns to San Benito County after a two year break.

Williams Hill Recreation Area in Bradley, California. Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management.

News Release

Bureau of Land Management reminds residents to recreate safely

The Bureau provides guidelines on camping, water safety, wildfire prevention and fire restrictions.

In 2020, approximately 275 wildland fires burned nearly 200,000 acres of Bureau managed land in California. Photo courtesy of Cal Fire.

News Release

Bureau of Land Management issues seasonal fire restrictions 

Restrictions go into effect May 25.

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

News Release

Earth Day event planned in San Juan Bautista

Event includes environmental education, recycling programs, awards, and fun, interactive activities for all ages.

Roy Sims with Bulldog athletes. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Hollister’s Bulldog Boxing Gym raises $2,100 for new location

Owner Zeke Lopez estimates $18K more is needed to finish the project.

Michael Reyes being tackled by Menlo defenders.


Balers fall short of finals

San Benito High School unable to stop big plays made by Menlo.

Current restrooms at Verutti Park in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Verutti Park and Franklin Circle projects move forward

San Juan Bautista budgets $476,000 total; construction is expected to begin in December.

Isaiha Molina celebrating his score with a teammate. Photo by Chris Mora.


San Benito High beats Burlingame, moves on to semifinals

Behind by 14 points at the half, Balers pull-off comeback win in overtime.