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People walk around the Farmer's Market. Photo courtesy of Felicia Bisceglia, Farmers' Market manager.

Agriculture

Thousands attend first Farmer’s Market of the season

Several vendors sell out their supply.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: The landfill expansion is not a good idea

Resident Gary Cameron writes that trucks going to the landfill damage the roads and impact residents' quality of life.

Graduates walked in a single line with two guests during the 2020 graduation ceremony. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

SBHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

The graduating class will be split into two groups. Guests are limited to in-state residents and must RSVP. With two events, more local family guests can get tickets.


Pilot Michael Steiger appears unfazed at his crash landing May 4 at Hollister Municipal Airport. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Mullin, Interim Airport Manager.

News

Jet crash and response ‘picture perfect’

Pilot brought the plane from Utah for its annual maintenance checkup.

CHP said one of the two locations Lafferty fired marbles at passing vehicles was the 101/156 interchange leading to San Juan Bautista and Hollister. The second was near Prunedale. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

Freeway assailant makes plea deal for projectile assaults along Highway 101

CHP said man was shooting marbles with a slingshot from his vehicle.

The county plans to transform over 46 acres of weeds and dirt trails into a regional park. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

SBHS approves lease for potential regional park property

San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved the lease agreement the same day.

News Release

SBC seeks input on Riverview Regional Park project

The public can submit comments by email, mail, in person or complete a survey.

LULAC members Richard Perez (back left) and Vince Luna (back right) with T-mobile expert Angela Jacobo (front left) and sales and operations manager Alyssa Sims (front right). Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

LULAC to distribute cellphones, food on Cinco de Mayo.

During the pandemic the organization has provided food, hoodies and boots to farmworkers.

San Benito County Historical Society President John Wrobel. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Wapple House Museum reopens for National Museum Month

After being closed for a year, a wealth of San Benito history is back on display.

MBEP Summit 2016

News Release

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership announces program for virtual Regional Economic Summit

Topics include how the region is doing economically and the opportunities ahead to reimagine the region while taking advantage of relief and stimulus funds.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

News

Children abducted, then returned to father

Mother took children ages five, seven and eight from home but was found in Lathrop, CA.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

News

Week of April 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,018 people have tested positive, 30 are active patients, 5,925 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's positivity rate is 3.6%.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.

News Release

San Benito County COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available

Walk-ins available April 30 only.

Pinnacles National Park. File photo by John Chadwell.

News Release

Pinnacles National Park resumes fee collection on May 1

Fee revenues at Pinnacles National Park fund a wide variety of projects that improve park facilities and visitor services including visitor safety.

A truck heads into the John Smith Road Landfill. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News

Hollister’s John Smith Landfill to stop accepting out-of-county waste in September

Waste Solutions Group is seeking a permit from the state to increase capacity.

Drivers wait in line for COVID-19 vaccines at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Steve Hannah, CEO, said people who have been vaccinated outside have not had to pay for the service so far. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Vaccine race against variants

Mary Zanger writes about learning of how the COVID-19 vaccines also protect against variants.

VFW member David Lopez hangs a banner for Eric Mitchell during the 2019 ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Deadline to submit Memorial Day banners for military members is May 1

Families can submit names of soldiers to Bernie Ramirez.

Because the Hollister City Council is concerned about a COVID super-spreader event it said there would not be a rally this year. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

Local business owners hope to host biker rally

Hollister will decide on the event application by May 17.

Superior Court of San Benito County on Fourth Street in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

San Benito County Superior Court seeks Civil Grand Jury applicants

Deadline to submit an application is May 28.


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The Apricot Lane section of the River Parkway Trail will officially open with a ribbon cutting April 10. Photo by John Chadwell.

Sports & Recreation

Over 10 years in the making, Hollister becomes more walkable

First section of River Parkway Trail open. Ribbon cutting for portion near Apricot Lane set for April 10.

Anthony Davila, brother of Adolfo Jr., (wearing a red baseball jersey and hat) is embraced by his step father Mario Sanchez during the celebration of life event. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Benito Lifestyle

Fundraiser for son of recently killed local athlete draws a crowd

Wrestler Adolfo Davila Jr died April 5 of gunshot injuries.

Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

Health

How and where to get COVID-19 vaccinations

A roundup of providers offering inoculations inside and outside San Benito County.