Recreation & Sports

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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BenitoLink is about being included

Sometimes it is just nice to be heard

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Gifted Games reaches its 12th year

Event has grown over the years to give hundreds of special needs students a feel for the thrill of competition

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Walking San Benito: Brigantino Park

This is the first in a new 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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An Earth Day to Remember

San Benito High School students and staff volunteered at Pinnacles National Park on Earth Day

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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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Pinnacles Gateway Partners discuss overcrowding and future for park

Meeting discussed ways to promote communities around the national park and encourage volunteerism

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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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Ebikes before the ride to Pinnacles.

Touring San Benito County on EBikes

Electric bicycles let riders explore nature wth a little help from a battery-powered motor

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