Children and Youth

San Benito High School to hold graduation on campus in 2018

The district has announced that the June 8 ceremony will be held on campus, rather than at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas, after a potential delay in the campus construction schedule has made the area near the practice soccer fields available

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Corrigan and Hodges filed suit on behalf of the club membership, which includes parents of approximately 240 students

Parent club sues foundation over alleged money-grab

Community Foundation rejects categorically claims it acted improperly or colluded with former club officials to take nearly $200,000 bequeathed to Southside School kids and tie it up forever in an irrevocable endowment fund

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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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The multi-use fields will benefit SBHS students and athletes, allowing for safe, state-of-the art surfaces for boys' and girls' teams and physical education classes. SBHS photo

SBHS breaks ground on multi-use fields

Bond-funded project kicks off multi-phase athletic field construction, including a planned aquatics complex and new stadium

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New visual and performing arts building debuts

Bond measure-funded project adds new classroom space for dance, visual arts and ceramics classes, along with social science

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After a week-long camp, students were able to perform what they learned for their families and friends. Photo courtesy of Kristy Burchard.

Final Curtain Call for Local Institution "Kids Rule"

15 years after starting Kids Rule in San Benito County, Kristy Burchard will be closing the popular summer theater camp for kids

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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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Artists encouraged to apply to 2018 Open Studios Art Tour

Arts Council now accepting applications for annual art tour weekend

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35th Annual Mission 10 Race - January 27, 2018

Popular Mission 10 Race takes off Jan. 27

Registration (http://mission10.racemine.com) now open for 35th Annual Mission 10 Race, sponsored by Hollister Rotary Club. All proceeds benefit local scholarships and charities

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Kelani Urata worked with her father Chris and dog Lisa in San Juan Bautista on Saturday

Urata family receives autism service dog

Kelani Urata was introduced to her autism service dog "Lisa" and soon she was enjoying more independence

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Eric Kraul, 16, lives with the medical repercussions of his sports related head injury.

A football injury changes a boy’s life, perhaps forever—but what’s being done about it?

Sidelined at 16 by a serious concussion on the eve of his senior season, former Haybaler tight end Eric Kraul struggles with medical issues that could last a lifetime—and now questions whether the system should have done more to protect him...

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Study says two-thirds of SBHS grads immediately enroll in college

According to a Clearinghouse study provided by San Benito High School, nearly three out of four recent SBHS grads enrolled in college at some point during the first year after high school, with that number climbing to 80 percent two years out

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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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Baler Girls' Soccer Hosts Second Annual Alumni Game

Friday, Dec.22, the Baler Girls' Soccer team hosted their annual Alumni Game in Andy Hardin Stadium

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Photo provided by Community Solutions

Community asked to help with violence survey

Local nonprofit requests residents to take part in a survey on personal violence. Deadline for responses is Jan. 15

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Freeze Warning for San Benito County

Low overnight temperatures expected over the next 5 days

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LGBTQ youth support discussion to be held at San Benito High School

Discussion to feature education leaders and social justice groups

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SBHS accepting feedback from public on facility needs analysis

Members of the public are invited to comment in writing, on or before Jan. 4, 2018 or appear in person at the hearing on Jan. 9, 2018

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SBHS student, teacher earn migrant program honors

Honor student and longtime teacher earn recognition for the educational success from regional migrant program

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