Generations of Slash Cross Bucking horses, owned by Elliot and Emily French, at the 2018 San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Agriculture

San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo entries open

Last day to submit application is Friday, June 14.

San Benito High School graduates in 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Schools & Education

SBHS board discusses graduation plans

June 7 ceremony will take place on the school’s new sports field.

Impact of the 2017 flooding on Lovers Lane. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Office of Emergency Services.

Health

County Office of Emergency Services issues weather advisory

OES notes possibility of power outages and cautions residents to be aware of downed power lines and trees, standing water, potential flooding, and more.

A large tree near 7-11 on San Benito and Hawkins Street blew over during a 2017 storm. Photo by Joshua Miller.

More wind and rain expected to hit San Benito County

Wind advisory in effect Tuesday, with rain expected to continue through the week.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

New state laws taking effect in 2019

Legislation concerning cannabis, law enforcement, environment and more.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health

Covered California open enrollment ends January 15

Next week is the deadline for coverage to start February 1.

Parents Herman and Mandy Palacios with their newborn son Herman Jr., who was born Jan. 1, 2019. Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

Hazel Hawkins Hospital welcomes first baby of the new year

Herman Jr. Palacios born Jan. 1 at 6:22 a.m.

Photo by Becky Bonner.

Government / Politics

Local officials discuss 2018 challenges, 2019 goals

The high-turnout November election brought new faces to local government, new faces are saying there is a willingness to collaborate internally and involve the community in decision making.

Provided by the San Benito County Free Library.

Art & Culture

New 2019 hours for the San Benito County Free Library

Expansion of hours the result of community desire for additional service.

Photo by John Chadwell

San Benito Lifestyle

Pinnacles National Park to raise entrance fee in 2019

Pinnacles National Park will increase entrance fees to address infrastructure needs and improve visitor experience