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News Release

Highway 25 culvert repair project near Tres Pinos begins next week

The project is expected to result in traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

San Benito County Official Seal. Courtesy of San Benito County


Several San Benito County roads closed due to recent storm events

County road crews are removing debris from roadways.

California Highway Patrol. File photo.

Police / Fire

Fatal single vehicle collision on Panoche Road

Occurred west of Little Panoche Road. It is unknown at this time if drug or alcohol impairment was a factor.

Kenneth Moore (#902) prepares for the gates to open and the bull to be released. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Moore.

Sports & Recreation

Three Hollister teens represent California at national rodeo finals

Kenneth Moore and Tucker and Jake Bourdet reflect on their time in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

George Rose Jr.won the Hackamore Class in 1964. Here he is accepting the award on Princess Nile. Photo courtesy Tammy Rose.


Down Memory Lane: Stars of the Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo

Recalling some of the well-known horses that have entertained crowds at Bolado Park.

Hollister First Sundays Ride & Cruise

Date/Time June 07, 2020 to June 07, 2020 11:30 AM until 04:00 PM This event occurs monthly, Description This is a group motorcycle ride and car cruise down Highway 25 to King City and back from leaving from Hollister Powersports and ending at Johnny's Bar & Grill. We meet at 11:30 and roll at noon. All bikes,

Still image from "Shootout at Tres Pinos," a three-minute film made by local teens Oliver and Finn Cross.

Art & Culture

Tres Pinos brothers take on 72-hour online film slam

Oliver and Finn Cross, 13-year-old twins, create their own Western movie.

A few new tasks have been added to Rena Dortch's day since the shelter-in-place order went into effect, but overall she said things are the same, just quieter. Photo by Leslie David.

San Benito Lifestyle

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat

Tres Pinos Post Office serves as central location for rural residents even during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ginger Ross, Janet Mayou and Bronson LoBue. Mayou came up with the idea of feeding breakfast to all Tres Pinos School students. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Schools & Education

Tres Pinos School working to bring back breakfast program

Filling ‘a great unmet need’ led to improved academic achievement.

Hollister Exchange Club Crab Crack and Dance

Date/Time March 21, 2020 to March 21, 2020 05:30 PM Description Dance to the music of the Sake Bombs featuring “The Voice” contestant and Hollister native Johnny Sanchez at this year’s Hollister Exchange Club Crab Crack March 21, 2020, at the San Benito Fair Pavilion, Tres Pinos. This event is a local favorite with all

Partygoers. Photo provided by Debbie Rey.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Long time county resident celebrates big 90

A group of people surprised George in Fallon, NV, where he currently resides.

High School Art Show Reception

Date/Time February 08, 2020 to February 08, 2020 05:00 PM until 07:00 PM Description Join the San Benito County Arts Council for an Exhibition Reception celebrating artworks created by local students from San Benito High School, San Andreas Continuation High and Pinnacles Community School. View the artwork, meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. This


Early morning earthquakes rattle Tres Pinos

Epicenters approximately nine miles south of town.

United Way of San Benito County Gala

Date/Time October 19, 2019 to October 19, 2019 05:00 PM Description Join the Annual United Way of San Benito County gala event and enjoy a festive evening at The Barn in Tres Pinos with cocktails, dinner and a live auction. All proceeds will directly benefit our San Benito County Partner Programs. Live entertainment throughout the

Immaculate Conception 81st Annual Parish Barbecue

Date/Time October 20, 2019 to October 20, 2019 12:00 PM until 05:00 PM Description Join Immaculate Conception Church for their 81st Annual Parish Barbecue! Dinner tickets will be available: $17 for adults and $10 for kids (take-out is available).*** Join us for a day of family fun! There will be games, cake walks, raffles, white