An artist rendering of the Wave Bench by Randolph Colosky planned to be installed at Dunne Park. Photo provided by San Benito Arts Council.

Art & Culture

Dunne Park getting new benches with artistic twist

Projects are aimed at attracting residents to the grounds while deterring homeless sleepers and vandalism.

Dunne Park. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Sports & Recreation

Dunne Park renovations include new picnic tables

The City of Hollister will renovate Dunne Park by adding new picnic and ping-pong tables.

Image courtesy of Pixabay

Art & Culture

Outdoor movies at Dunne Park back for fourth consecutive year

Free films, trivia, and other activities during this summer's Movies Under the Stars.

Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Art & Culture

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

Sunday's event included student dance groups from local primary schools. Photo credit Becky Bonner.

Children and Youth

Youth Alliance Festival de la Familia promotes community at free event

With about 500 people in attendance at the Youth Alliance's first ever Festival de la Familia, San Benito County residents were able to enjoy music, art, and family-oriented activities at Dunne Park.

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Housing / Land Use

OPINION: Homeless make Dunne Park unwelcoming

Dunne Park is a favorite recreation site near the downtown area, but some in the homeless population live there

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Art & Culture

Music fills the park

Dunne Park became a concert venue Saturday afternoon for the Music in the Park performances


Government / Politics

Hollister Police chief responds to concerns about homeless

David Westrick says "this isn't about politics; it's about the human condition"

Residents who live across from Dunne Park want enforcement of laws to curtail what they say is illegal behavior by the homeless. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Residents want homeless moved from Dunne Park

People living near the park claim homeless are encamped and committing crimes, making it unsafe

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Children and Youth

Snow Day at Dunne Park

"Let's Play at the Park" to offer snow-themed play activities and free food

That's "Kate" behind the wheel with husband James F. Dunne alongside.


LEGACY OF WOMEN: Viola Katherine Lowery Dunne

Viola "Kate" Dunne should be forever credited for establishing a park near downtown Hollister

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Art & Culture

Final Music In The Park concert of the season is Saturday

Two groups will perform from 4-6 p.m. at Dunne Park in the culmination of the free concert series

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Art & Culture

Second Music in the Park event on Sept. 26

Two groups will perform from 4-6 p.m. during the free, outdoor concerts

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Art & Culture

‘Music in the Park’ concert series starts Saturday

Bands will play music at Dunne Park this Saturday from 4-6 p.m.

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Art & Culture

Movies in the Park seeks sponsors

Event formerly was held for 14 weeks in the summer