Image courtesy of USGS.

News

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake strikes San Benito County

Two other smaller earthquakes hit the same area.

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News Release

Road work on Highway 25 postponed until next week

Work scheduled to begin Oct. 4.

Cannon crew. Photo by Robert Eliason

History & Profiles

Annual Civil War Days comes to San Benito County Historical Park

Reenactors bring the reality of conflict to school groups and spectators.

San Benito County Fair. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Nonprofits

San Benito County Fair plans a three-day run- with a few restrictions

The deadline for competition entries is coming up on Sept 9.

Miguel Alvarado. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Eat Drink Savor

Eat, Drink, Savor: The exclusive and elusive wines of Williams Selyem

The owners of Vista Verde Vineyards reserve only 10% of their harvest for their own wines.

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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

Transportation

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.

Features

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