Recreation & Sports

Walking San Benito - The San Benito County Historical Park

This is the ninth 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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Hollister Recreation to celebrate 40th anniversary Saturday

The department will host an anniversary party will take place from 4-7 p.m. in downtown Hollister

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Walking San Benito - The Art and Science of Downtown Hollister

This is the eighth 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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Many skeptical of Formula One Racetrack in San Juan

Residents voiced their concerns to city planning commission about noise, water, sewage, traffic, and land use at proposed venue, but some said the city should keep an open mind to the project

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McCarthy Street Park revitalization project. Conceptual Plan #1

Hollister wins state grant to revitalize McCarthy Street Park

Park, located on McCarthy and Alvarado streets near San Andreas School in Hollister, will benefit from $660,000 from the state

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Guitars Not Guns classes to be offered upstairs at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister

19 students enrolled in free guitar class program

Guitars Not Guns is holding classes at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister

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Bill to reopen Clear Creek Recreation Area passes Congress

The legislation to open the 63,000-acre area and designate a wilderness area was unanimously approved and now heads to Senate

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Guitars Not Guns Monterey County Chapter coming to Hollister July 22.

Free youth guitar classes in Hollister are first come, first served

Guitars Not Guns - a nationwide nonprofit with a chapter in Monterey County - to offer free guitar classes and free guitars -at Vets Hall in association with American Legion Post 69.

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Annual Street Festival, Car Show & Chili Cook-Off July 15

Event will take place in downtown Hollister on Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Quest  Richlife in San Francisco, about to start his first day of riding.

Hollister resident riding a bicycle across country in memory of a friend

Quest Richlife, 60, was inspired to embark upon his bicycle adventure after his friend's suicide in 2013

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Saddle Horse Show Parade in the works for 2018

Dropped in 2017, the parade is set to return next year, organized by production company

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Painting of a cowboy laying out the Figure 8, by Tom Medeiros, a past Bolado Park Manager and Saddle Horse Show Manager.

Figure-8 Roping is unique to San Benito County

Rodeo aficionados love the Figure-8 because it's challenging and authentic

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Miss San Benito Rodeo 2016, Audrey Liddle, hands over the reins this weekend to the 2017 winner.

Rodeo queen to be named Saturday

One of four horsewomen from San Benito County will be selected to represent the county

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Walking San Benito - Everybody's Mountain

This is the fourth 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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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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Youths studying guitar in a classroom setting.

Guitar teachers needed for new music education program

Two county supervisors offer financial support for program that will be free to at-risk youths ages 8 to 18

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Former Baler athletes make their final jump

Simone Cooper and Elizabeth Reikowski compete against each other for the final time while attending college on the East Coast

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San Benito Babe Ruth kicks off 60th season

Veterans Memorial Park is also hosting a semipro team this summer and is in need of local families to provide players a place to stay at times

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Guitars Not Guns Monterey Chapter - a free guitar give-away/lesson program

Hollister Parks and Rec to offer free guitars, lessons this summer

Guitars Not Guns is a free guitar lesson and guitar give-away program for kids ages 8 to 18

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