Ace Koski. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Local youths get an opportunity to improve their basketball skills

Basketball Jones camp takes over Maze Middle School for a week.

San Benito County RMA Director Benny Young. Photo courtesy of the County of San Benito.


San Benito County loses another RMA director

There have been four in the role since 2017.

Fortunate Son. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Fortunate Son and Caravanserai perform for 1,400 cheering and dancing fans

Hollister Concerts series kicks off at Guerra Cellars.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

PUBLIC LETTER: Ban all fireworks in State Responsibility Area regions

The San Benito Fire Safe Council writes that the potential for catastrophic wildfire in most of the unincorporated areas of the county is currently alarmingly high.

Photos provided by CASA.

News Release

CASA of San Benito County to hold July fundraising event

Tickets include meal, craft beer and raffle ticket.

943 (right) spreads his wings before take off upon release at Pinnacles. Photo courtesy of Danae Mouton of the National park Service.


California Condor survives aluminum can obstruction and lead poisoning

Trash poses risks for wildlife.

Joe Zanger at Casa de Wine. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Special Projects

Eat, Drink, Savor: The delightful summertime wines of Casa de Fruta

Dornfelder and malbec share the stage with pomegranate, berry and apricot wines.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.

News Release

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital receives assistance for roof replacement

Construction is expected to take place in 2022.

DeRose Winery: A Taste of Spain – Winemaker’s Dinner

Date/Time June 26, 2021 to June 26, 2021 04:30 PM until 06:30 PM Description Date: June 26, 2021 Time: 4:30 Location: DeRose Winery Saturday, June 26 for Alphonse's Famous Seafood Paella Starting with a charcuterie board appetizer featuring Queso Manchego and Jamon Serrano Following that will be a starter course of Spicy Albondigas (Spanish Meatball).

Eden Rift Vineyards Summer Release Celebration

Date/Time June 27, 2021 to June 27, 2021 11:00 AM until 04:00 PM Description Date: June 27, 2021 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Eden Rift Vineyards Join Eden Rift for an afternoon of tacos, and live music from local artist Johnny Sanchez while you sip on Eden Rift's latest releases on the Dickinson

Ishmael Williams riding his donkey. Photo courtesy of the San Benito County Historical Society.


Juneteenth: Ishmael Williams

A teamster, a singer and town friend.

Photo by Jenny Arbizu.


Hollister Fire swears in 3 new firefighters

Six department members receive promotions.

Members of Hollister VFW Post 9242 presented scholarships to ten SBHS graduates on May 21. Photo courtesy of Bernie Ramirez.

News Release

VFW Post 9242 to host annual scholarship fundraiser

Event includes pick-up spaghetti dinner & raffle.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Money talks with Betabel project

Mary Zanger writes that the vote of the community was ignored.

Alec Garcia was also team captain of the boys volleyball team, which made it all the way to the CCS prelims this year.


A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Alec Garcia

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.