San Juan Bautista

 Free food is given out twice a month at the Aromas

Aromas nonprofit makes sure no one goes hungry

Aromas nonprofit offers free food to needy twice a month.

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The five housing lots in phase 7 of the Rancho Vista housing development are seen on the lower right in this landscaping map.

Rancho Vista development back to five lots in phase 7

San Juan Bautista City Council hears updates, approves issues relating the Rancho Vista housing development

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San Juan Bautista resident Jolene Cosio addresses the San Juan Bautista City Council during a discussion Tuesday night on postponing a hearing to remove Planning Commission Chairman John Hopper.

Hearing to remove San Juan Bautista Planning Commission chairman reset for Feb. 21

The San Juan Bautista City Council postponed a hearing to remove planning Commission Chairman John Hopper Tuesday night. The hearing is now set for the Feb. 21 City Council meeting.

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Pain at the pump...will the new tax survive the 2018 repeal vote?

Statewide Office Candidates Are Coming to Hollister

With gas tax hikes being recent history, California voters are only months away from a possible repeal. Meet the candidates face-to-face to learn their visions California’s future.

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Ramona Hill stands in the dance studio and performance area at Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista.

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista celebrates its first year

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista is a center for creativity and the arts for both youth and adults.

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Margot Tankersley, owner of Margot's Ice Cream Shop in San Juan Bautista, makes an ice cream cone at the shop.

Chamber recognizes San Juan Bautista ice cream shop

Margot's Ice Cream Shop in San Juan Bautista wins Business of the Year honors from San Benito County Chamber of Commerce.

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Photo provided by Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park seeks new interns and Ranger Corps members

Pinnacles National Park is hiring youth for a Trails Internship, a Habitat Restoration Internship, and Ranger Corps positions.

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35th Annual Mission 10 Race - January 27, 2018

Popular Mission 10 Race takes off Jan. 27

Registration ( now open for 35th Annual Mission 10 Race, sponsored by Hollister Rotary Club. All proceeds benefit local scholarships and charities

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Kinship office is now located in the Ross Building, 345 5th St. in Hollister. Google Photos

Kinship Center Opens New Office for Foster and Adoptive training and support

Kinship has opened up an office in downtown Hollister. Families can now get the training and support to become a foster or adoptive family, locally.

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Jim West, second from left, was selected as mayor of San Juan Bautista for 2018 at Tuesday night's City Council meeting. John Freeman, right, will serve as vice mayor.

San Juan Bautista City Council hears plan to fix contaminated water

The San Juan Bautista City Council heard a report on how the city could fix its problem of nitrate-contaminated water.

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Photo of "The Mission" by the late artist, Nancy Burtch Hauk. Photos courtesy of Steve Hauk.

Art Exhibit featuring work of the late Nancy Burtch Hauk opens Dec. 17 at Mission San Juan Bautista

Beginning on Sunday, Dec. 17 and running through March 2018, Mission San Juan Bautista will host, "Loving Watercolor: Painting of the California Missions by Nancy Burtch Hauk (1944-2016)"

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Robert Eliason photo of the annual bonfire held near the San Juan Bautista Mission Dec. 15

Mission Bonfire experienced for decades

The annual bonfire at Mission San Juan Bautista occurs the evening of Dec 15 and has happened for over half a century.

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Vina and Mike Statua stand outside their new store Mission Hardware at 507 Third St. in San Juan Bautista.

New hardware store opens in San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista couple opens new hardware store in town

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San Juan Bautista residents speak out on proposed cannabis ordinance

San Juan Bautista residents speak out on cannabis

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Iraq Veteran, Felipe Galvan of San Juan Bautista. Photos by SBHS sophomore, Davina Espinoza.

Iraq Veteran's Greatest Accomplishment

Iraq war veteran, Felipe Galvan, explains to SBHS students his military service as his greatest accomplishment

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Rozas House in San Juan Bautista, was built in 1856

Historic buildings will soon share their past in San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista Historic Resources Board OK's putting plaques on historic buildings

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Holiday-themed pouches by Paige Mox. Photos courtesy of Vertigo Coffee Roasters.

Vertigo to Host Holiday Pop Up Art Show This Weekend

The coffee house will feature the work of several local artists on Sat., Dec. 2

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Schipper Design office is in San Juan Bautista. Photo courtesy Schipper Design

Kathy Schipper of Schipper Design recognized by San Juan Bautista Committee

San Juan Bautista Committee showed its appreciation for Kathy Schipper on Philanthropy Day. The committee thanked her for volunteering on local projects and giving regional nonprofits support through her "Creatives through Community"

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Laura Romero and Leslie David work on messaging and social media for #GivingNewsDay

For us, #GivingTuesday is #GivingNewsDay

Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a global giving day that lets you be philanthropic and demonstrate your support for local nonprofit news.

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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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