Sean Fitzharris and BenitoLink reporter Robert Eliason. Photo courtesy of Fran Fitzharris.

Food / Dining

Eat, Drink, Savor: From homebrewing to full brewery

The Fitzharrises create Brewery Twenty Five beers for San Benito County

San Juan Bautista. Photo by Jake Medina.


COMMUNITY OPINION: Pleasures of small town living

Francisco Diaz writes about the joy of living in San Juan Bautista.

State Park interpreter Marcos Vizcaino in the Castro/Breen Adobe. Photo by Robert Eliason.


San Juan Bautista State Park prepares to mark National Museum Month

As COVID restrictions lift, tourists are returning to the city.

Students watch a presentation in the first week back at school. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Cord.

Children and Youth

Classes resume in Aromas-San Juan School District

Teachers, students and staff glad to be back in person.

San Juan Bautista VFW Flea Market

Date/Time May 22, 2021 to May 22, 2021 until 04:00 PM Description Date: May 22, 2021 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: 58 Monterey Street, San Juan Bautista   Additional Information

San Juan Bautista houses near Highway 156. Photo by Noe Magaña.


SJB discusses noise abatement for residents near Highway

Consultant David Mack warns the city might get stuck with an ugly wall if it tries to get Caltrans involved.

Fremont Peak and the Gabilan Range. Photo courtesy of Jim Ostick.

San Benito Lifestyle

BL Longform: Fremont Peak reopens to camping and recreation

A home to foxes, bumblebees, sparrow hawks and early California soldiers.

A person walks past Casa Rosa in Downtown San Juan Bautista on April 2, 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

SJB upholds parking requirement for Casa Rosa

Building owner sought an exemption because parklets on Third Street removed public spaces.

San Juan Bautista City Well #6. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Environment / Nature

San Juan Bautista explores new solutions for water problems

City Council targets reducing chlorides with a potential ban on water softeners and technology to remove nitrates from well water.

Luck Park in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Housing / Land Use

SJB residents respond to design options for Luck Park

Proposed features include stage, play areas and a walking path.

Cara Denny at Livin' the Green Dream. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

The many careers of Cara “Gum Beat Ya” Denny, the Roller Derby Queen

From gymnastics teacher to bar owner, environmentalist and real estate agent, the San Juan Bautista resident stays busy.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

News Release

Job opening in SJB for library technician/office helper

Position is open until filled. First selection to occur March 29.

Third Street in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

SJB approves assistant city manager position

Residents and council members raise concerns over $104,000 salary.

Christopher Valadez, president of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, at the vaccination clinic at Earthbound Farms on Feb. 26. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Earthbound Farms hosts vaccination drive for 250 workers

Two-day clinic focuses on essential food industry employees.

SJB VFW 6359 Flea Market

Date/Time March 13, 2021 to March 13, 2021 09:00 AM until 04:00 PM Description When: Saturday March 13, 2021. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Where: SJB VFW 6359 Flea Market 58 Monterey Street San Juan Bautista CA 95045 Now Accepting Vendors $25.00 per spot Call Augie Garcia (408) 603-9065 Canteen will be open during flea market. Food