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Jaydon Long, Andrew Eymann, Tom Dorch and Alexander Eymann took part in a scuba diving certification class at the San Benito High School pool. The class is put on by Pacific Ocean Water Sports. Photos by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Scuba classes come to Hollister

Pacific Ocean Water Sports gets divers certified at SBHS pool.

Mariachi Juvenil Corazón Jalisciense, a band comprised of young musicians ages 8 to 17, performs at San Benito High School on Nov. 10. Photos by Patty Lopez Day.

Children and Youth

Youth mariachi group performs at SBHS

Mariachi Juvenil Corazón Jalisciense features musicians ages 8-17.

Hollister draftees head off to war on Sept. 21, 1917. Photos courtesy of the Gilroy and San Benito County Historical Societies.

History & Profiles

Newly discovered photographs show WWI-era Hollister soldiers

SBC Historical Society hosts exhibit with memorabilia through the end of the year.


Provided by David Baumgartner.

Science

Searching the Sky: The Leonid Meteor Shower

The Leonid meteors come from the comet 55/Tempel-Tuttle. Every 33 years this comet passes through the inner solar system and sheds new filaments of debris, adding to the general meteor stream.

Reporter John Chadwell (standing) asks a question at a BenitoLink team writing and photography workshop. Photo by Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Local news is a treasure

Being informed broadens community representation, helps fill government positions and keeps our democracy effective.

James Texaria, 3, honoring his dad Trent who is serving in Iraq. Photos by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Veterans Day Parade 2019

Hollister townspeople came out to honor those who have served in the military with its 18th annual parade.

Rachelle Escamilla. Photo provided by Friends of the San Benito County Free Library.

Nonprofits

Friends of the Library recognize Rachelle Escamilla

Escamilla will be recognized along with other community members at the National Philanthropy Day event on Nov. 14.

Photo provided by Devii Rao.

Ag

San Benito Cattlemen annual meeting and dinner on Nov. 13

Frank Mitloehner, a professor and air quality extension specialist at UC Davis, will share his research clarifying the influence of cattle on climate change.

Rachel Logue and her faculty adviser, who recently went to Chicago to present some of their research. Photo provided by SBHS.

Schools & Education

SBHS alumna on journey to study Parkinson’s, brain injuries

Rachel Logue's project focuses on balance and movement issues in young children and elderly people with a goal of being able to help patients with Parkinson’s disease and children who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.

Photo provided by Hollister United Methodist Church.

News Release

Hollister United Methodist Church begins capital campaign

The church was founded in 1869 and celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.

Women's Fund Committee members sort through the new card collection. Photo by Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Whimsical cards offered by Women’s Fund Committee

Cards available in themes of "Thinking of You" and "Celebrate."

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art & Culture

An Evening of Christmas Music at Mission San Juan Bautista

Performance by mezzo soprano Laure de Marcellus and longtime collaborator Alberto Urroz. Proceeds to benefit the parish.

A few of the WWI photographs and artifacts that will be on display starting Nov. 10. Photo provided by SBC Historical Society.

History & Profiles

Local museum hosts Nov. 10 open house

Photos and artifacts from World War I veterans will be on display.

Out on the town and celebrating the inevitable cycle of life, one couple poses before the altar designed for the BenitoLink Dia de Los Muertos celebration at 18th Barrel on Nov. 1. Photos by Raul Céja and Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Dia de los Muertos celebration comes alive in San Juan Bautista

Event was a collaboration between BenitoLink, 18th Barrel and Brewery Twenty Five.

Ozeki Sake USA Inc. President Toru Ikemasu and production manager Yoji Ogawa pose with the company's 40th anniversary bottle of sake. The bottle features the city of Hollister's logo. Photos by Becky Bonner.

Food / Dining

Ozeki Sake reflects on four decades in Hollister

The Japan-based company talks about its beginnings, growth, and looks to the future.

Teacher Teresa Stevens and student Kayla Gonzalez at an October student-teacher lunch at Maze Middle School. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

Education / Schools

Student-teacher lunches provide positive feedback at Maze Middle School

Students are recognized for being valuable classroom participants.

Provided by David Baumgartner.

Science

Searching the Sky: Mercury transits the face of the Sun

David Baumgartner writes about what you can see in the sky this November.

Maestro Daniel del Valle Hernandez rehearsing with Esperanza del Valle. Photos by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

Dance master leads Esperanza del Valle shows in San Juan Bautista

39th annual performances at El Teatro Campesino happen Nov. 1-3.

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Schools & Education

SBHS Drama puts on two performances in November

Students to perform improvised ComedySportz show before putting on the mysterious Inn-Cognito.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

Jovenes de Antaño selling poinsettias for the holidays

Options include individual plants or cases.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Transportation

Frazier Lake Road construction to last until Nov. 8

Daily closures between Bloomfield Avenue and Shore Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Transportation

Maintenance work on Hwy 156 near Castroville starts Nov. 5

Work will also take place along Highway 101 in Prunedale.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Transportation

Monterey Bay Community Power to launch EV charging station project

State-local partnership to make $7 million available in tri-county area.

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