Members of the fire department and San Juan Bautista City Council members pose next to the fire engine. Photo provided by Councilwoman Leslie Jordan.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista donates obsolete fire engine

San Benito, Guatemala, receives 1990 Mack Pumper. After serving San Juan Bautista, CA. for decades, it moves on to a new life in Central America.

Vinnie of The GardenShoppe. Photo by Heather Graham.

San Benito Lifestyle

GardenShoppe hosts Vino with Vinnie

Pet Friends to receive 25% of bar proceeds on event days.

Just like home. Photo provided by Emmaus House.


Emmaus House taking part in 12 Days of Giving

Holiday campaign starts December 1.

Foundation CEO Gary Byrne giving a recap of the San Benito Gives event at the Garden Shoppe. Photo submitted.


San Benito Gives Exceeds All Expectations

The community helped raise more than $160,000 for nonprofits.

Wells Fargo volunteers help pack groceries for local school children. Photo courtesy of Mark Paxton.

FoodBank Opening its Doors for a Community-wide Celebration

Head to the food bank for public tours and refreshments on Friday, May 18 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Art & Culture

Supes give seal of approval to artist’s donation

After discussions about potential political fallout, the Board of Supervisors accepts Valerie Egland's donation of a wood plaque of the county seal

Bike giveaway on Dec. 17th

Children and Youth

Students surprised by bike giveaway from police

Seventy local children received a bicycle at the Hollister Police Department

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Barragan’s donation to create diabetes center through hospital

Foundation receives second largest charitable donation to address health issue in San Benito County

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Business / Economy

Hospital receives gift for diabetes and wound care center

As-yet-unidentified family's gift is one of the largest received by the hospital; center will serve a county population in which nearly 1 in 5 residents has diabetes

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Silicon Valley Gives Back to San Benito County

Day of giving doubles every dollar donated to local charities

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Business / Economy

B & R Farms Gives Back with Donation to Community Foundation for San Benito County

Donation to Community Foundation supports San Benito County nonprofits

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Schools & Education

Donation to benefit SBHS athletics

Trust of Fulton Picetti donates $262K to support sports at San Benito High School

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Art & Culture

Youth Rally Coordinators Seek Community Involvement!

The local Neighborhood Watch page on Facebook was blowing up with comments about ENOUGH being ENOUGH.

Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

Be the match! You could save a life--register to be a bone marrow donor today! May 8th, 3-7 pm at the Hollister Farmer's Market.