Recreation & Sports

Current restrooms at Verutti Park in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Designs approved for Verutti Park restrooms in San Juan Bautista

Features include sensor lighting, stainless steel fixtures and windows.

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Children being read to during story time at the San Benito County Free Library. Photo provided.

Bilingual Family Story Time at the San Benito County Free Library

Children and their families invited to enjoy story time Thursdays from 4 p.m to 5 p.m. beginning Feb. 7.

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Attendees socialize in the empty olympic-size pool after the tour before heading to lunch provided at the event. Photo by Noe Magaña.

High school pools expected to open by June

In addition to hosting competition and school club events, the new aquatic center aims to provide community access.

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File photo by Joshua Miller.

Hollister police take part in bike giveaway

Over 80 bikes contributed to community.

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Runners at the 10 Mile starting line in early 2018. Photos provided by Amalia Ellis.

Mission 10 race returns in January

Registration now open for 36th annual run.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

Arts Council seeks submissions for emblem design

Artists and designers encouraged to apply to new public art opportunity at McCarthy Park.

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Hollister Little League opens registration for Spring 2019 Season

League is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12.

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Participants of the Gravel Grinder prepare to go up a hill on Browns Valley Road in Paicines. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Discovery Classic rides into San Benito County

First-year event draws 75 cyclists from the region.

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San Benito High Balers play against Los Gatos on Sept. 7 in Salinas. Photo by Malia Chang.

Balers take on the competition

San Benito High School football has two more games this season.

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Discovery Classic is set for October 20. Photo courtesy Discovery Classic website.

Discovery Classic Bicycle Ride set for Saturday Oct. 20

20- and 50-mile rides will pass through San Benito’s iconic landscapes.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Public Health Services.

Walk To School Day Promotes Pedestrian Safety

Parents, teachers, law nforcement and Safe Kids Coalition members join local students to promote safe walking on International Walk to School Day.

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Truck and tractors pulls kick off Friday, Oct. 5. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Fair.

Truck and tractors gear up for County Fair

Annual event has been going strong for 38 years.

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Makiley Loveless competes in the barrel racing at the junior rodeo. Loveless won the 9-13 girls all around and barrel racing. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Junior Rodeo kicks off Fair Week

Trophies given in three age groups.

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Jonathan and Anthony Daigle started the Challenger livestock showmanship. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Daigle.

San Benito teens start Challenger livestock showmanship

First county fair event of its kind for kids with disabilities.

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Un Paseo Pequeño en Bicicleta/ A Little Bicycle Ride Participants. Photo provided by COG.

Locals get things rolling with a picturesque bicycle ride

A group of local cyclists took a Sunday ride on county roads and through the streets of San Juan Bautista.

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The Live to Cycle group. Photo courtesy Live to Cycle Fitness.

Live To Cycle Fitness celebrating seven years in Hollister

Spinning classes, personal training and bootcamps available, along with a new running club.

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Pinnacles National Park. Photo by John Chadwell.

Pinnacles National Park superintendent transfers to Ohio

Karen Dorn was in charge for seven years.

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Members of the Girls' Field Hockey team cut the grand opening ribbon as school board members and the crowd looked on. Photo by Ed Wong.

SBHS ribbon-cutting for new multi-use athletic field draws a crowd

A diverse group attends ceremony highlighting the benefits for students.

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