Recreation

Prayer Run from San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon takes off. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Prayer Run and Storytelling Celebrate Indigenous Culture

Indigenous and nonindigenous people run from Mission San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon. A fundraising storytelling event followed at Indian Canyon.

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New San Juan Oaks General Manager Manny Freitas. Photo provided.

San Juan Oaks Golf Club announces first General Manager change

Manny Freitas is the successor to Scott Fuller, general manager since the venue opened in October 1996.

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San Benito Babe Ruth 15's Win State, On to Regionals

As winners of the Central California State Tournament, the team will go on to compete in the Western Regional Tournament in Surprise, Arizona in late July.

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Mike Corbin is hopeful there will be a sanctioned 2019 rally, but in any case, will still have his own event. Photos by John Chadwell.

With no official biker rally in 2018, whispers begin about next year

Local businessman Mike Corbin and Florida promoter want to partner with local nonprofit for 2019 motorcycle rally, hoping city council will change position and approve it.

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Pat Ricotti Bucking Tractor with Elliot French as bronc rider.  Photo by Rene Rodriguez

Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade Winners Announced

Winners in a variety of divisions are announced for the annual Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade.

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Photo provided by Jennifer Rodriguez.

Wild Color Run races into Hollister July 28

The race route includes five places participants will run through where different colors are splashed by machines and descend on those passing by.

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(From left to right) Noelle Clark, Brian Rawson, Mandisa Snodey, Jennifer Colby, Ramona Hill, Rachelle Eagen (Choctaw). Kanyon Coyote Woman Sayers-Roods in front. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

First Friday at Crēdo Studio: Local and Native Foodways

San Juan Bautista event focused on Mutsun Ohlone culture, including food and storytelling.

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An old oak tree on the road to St. Francis Retreat. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

R.E.A.C.H. Adventure Parks Challenge!

Watch for posters around the county announcing the onset of an Adventure Parks Challenge, and add 'Un Pequeno Paseo' to your schedule each month!

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Protect yourself against West Nile Virus

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has confirmed its first illnesses in California due to West Nile virus.

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Dunne Park. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Dunne Park renovations include new picnic tables

The City of Hollister will renovate Dunne Park by adding new picnic and ping-pong tables.

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Photo by John Chadwell

2018 Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo begins Friday, June 22

The three-day horse show and rodeo will feature numerous competitions and events, including western art and cattle sorting.

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Image courtesy of Pixabay

Outdoor movies at Dunne Park back for fourth consecutive year

Free films, trivia, and other activities during this summer's Movies Under the Stars.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Speedsters turn San Benito County into race course

Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club used Hollister as a home base for the Endurance Run. The roads in the San Jose area have become too populated.

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Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Summer Safety Steps to Keep You and Your Family Safe and Healthy

Summer is a great time to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. But every summer, children and adults are injured or die from drowning, falls, and other summer activity-related accidents. Additional risks include heat-related illnesses.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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Photo courtesy of Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club.

Annual Endurance Run and Lowland Tour comes to Hollister June 17

The Endurance Run is a re-creation of the early 1900's cross country automobile races showing the public the reliability, speed, and endurance of the automobile.

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Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Bitterwater students hope for Amgen Tour return next year

The Amgen Cycling Tour went through the southern end of San Benito County May 15. Bitterwater-Tully, a K-8 grade school, provided this report.

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Amgen tour racers will be traveling through the southern end of San Benito County. Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Amgen Tour goes through Bitterwater Tuesday May 15

South county residents may be surprised when the Amgen Bicycle Race comes through late morning Tuesday May 15.

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R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation

REACHing Out: Seeking Community Support

The generosity of San Benito County residents sets a positive trajectory into the future!

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