Recreation

California's Pro Rodeo athletes will perform at the San Benito County Horse Show and Rodeo. John Chadwell Photo

Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo starts June 23

Bolado Park Fairgrounds to host 84th annual event through June 25

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Wag N' Walk a hit with runners, dogs

Fundraising event raised money for Pet Friends adoption center and raised awareness about animal rescue

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Prevent "Summer Slide" at the San Benito Public Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and registration has begun

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A speedster car similar to the ones that will line San Benito streets in June.

48th annual vintage car race will start and end in Hollister

Tiffany Ford is hosting the Endurance Run and Lowland Tour for vintage automobiles, with the starting line in San Benito County

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Roadshows presents 70th anniversary Independence Rally, Erik Estrada to headline

Roadshows President Randy Burke said he learned from last year's mistakes and predicts a smoother-running rally

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Hollister seeking input on parks facility master plan update

Community feedback sought throughout June in evening meetings or online

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Walking San Benito: San Juan Bautista Loop

This is the second in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County

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Summer Art Camp

Enrollment opens for Summer Art Camp at ARTspace

Get creative this summer with a variety of art camps for students ages 5 to 13

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Supervisors dive in to aquatic center funding discussion

Board expresses reluctance about using county General Fund money to help with planned aquatic center at San Benito High School

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A rendition of what the proposed center would look like. While nothing is yet set in stone the pools would be located on the soon to be Nash bypass road.

Supporters of aquatic center float a funding idea

Hollister for Aquatics nonprofit says $8 million each would be required from the city and county

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Ag association would consider different uses for Pinnacle Hills Golf Course

70-acre site south of Tres Pinos could be used for something other than golf, which has been its main use since 1924

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SBHS opens bids for aquatics center

Planned campus pool would be used by students and the community

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Play equipment for parks spark the imagination, so important to joyful well-being.

OPINION: Parks and rec conference attendance needs county support

Conference in Sacramento discussed how to get parks built and how to maintain them

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Bear Gulch Caves open at Pinnacles

Seasonal opening of cave precedes its full closure in late spring through early summer when sensitive bat species has its pupping season

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February is Friendship Month at San Benito County Free Library

Participants will earn a prize, have their work displayed on a Friendship Wall

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Mission 10 Race is a group effort

Teams are ready to line up at the San Juan Bautista Mission for the Jan. 28 Hollister Rotary-sponsored run, which this year's includes a team category

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San Benito County Parks and Recreation Commission meets

After months of not meeting for a variety of reasons, the commission met to discuss various park projects including Vets Park, a regional park, a proposed aquatic center and a river park trail system

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Grant means West Gateway improvements will get rolling in a few years

The grant will help change Fourth Street between Westside Boulevard and Graf Road to a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly roadway

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Michelle Perez-Perez competes in the 2016 New City Marathon. Courtesy of MarathonFoto.

Hollister resident shares her NYC Marathon experience

On Sunday, Nov. 6, local educator MIchelle Perez-Picha ran in the 2016 New York City Marathon, the first marathon in which she's participated

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Man wearing an ugly sweater

Come celebrate the holiday season in style

The county library invites teens to show off their creativity during its first-ever Ugly Holiday Sweater Design Competition. The library also seeks volunteers of any age for its annual children’s holiday program

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