Protective Dog Trials. Photo courtesy of Toni Matthews.

Sports & Recreation

Protective dogs to compete at San Benito County Historical Park

A certification event hosts dogs and owners for two days of trials and tests.

Cannon crew. Photo by Robert Eliason

History & Profiles

Annual Civil War Days comes to San Benito County Historical Park

Reenactors bring the reality of conflict to school groups and spectators.

Linda and Bill Nicholson. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Over 25 Model A Fords visit San Benito County Historical Park

Drivers feast on lunches cooked on their engines.

San Benito County Historical Park docent Franz Schneider. Photo by Robert Eliason.


An old village wakes up from pandemic shutdown

San Benito County Historical Park reopens its museums.

San Benito Historical Park. BenitoLink file photo.

San Benito Lifestyle

Skip the crowds and opt outside for Black Friday

REACH San Benito Parks Foundation is sponsoring a morning of birding in the Historical Park.

The $250,000 cost to renovate the Briggs building is so high, according to Adam Goldstone, because no one needs the work and they can bid whatever they want.. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

County Parks & Recreation Commission sends $600k in restoration projects to supervisors for approval

Costs to renovate county properties skyrockets because skilled workers are in short supply as County Parks & Recreation Commission approves $600,000 in renovations to supervisors for consideration.

Dave Brigantino, co-owner of Brigantino Olive Oil, talks to people attending the Olive Festival about his product


The Olive Festival: A Regional Celebration of More Than Just Olives

Located at the San Benito County Historical Park, this year's Olive Festival allowed participants to get a taste of San Benito County and products from the surrounding region

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Walking San Benito – The San Benito County Historical Park

This is the ninth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County


San Benito Lifestyle

Students learn about Civil War from historians

Living historians bring the Civil War to life for nearly 300 students, leading off three-day Civil War Days at San Benito County Historical and Recreational Park

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San Benito Lifestyle

San Benito County Historical Society Building on Local Culture, Recreation and Economic Development

Historical Society attracts students, musicians and Civil War buffs to County Historical Park. Annual Civil War Days coming up


Art & Culture

Bluegrass Festival brings sweet music to the San Benito County Historical Park

Bluegrass music fans packed the park for annual event at new venue

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Art & Culture

Bluegrass festival moving to county historical park

Annual event is switching venues after 22 years at Bolado Park

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Take a (dance) step back in time

Community invited to interact with Civil War re-enactors

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Children and Youth

Help the SBC Historical Society make history

New "Old" Dance Hall returning to San Benito County Historical Park

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Hollister youth learn about local history

Hollister children explore the County Historical Park during Summer Kick-off Picnic Outing