Pauline Valdivia, executive director of Jovenes de Antaño. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito History

Longtime community leader dies at the age of 79

Pauline Valdivia remembered as a ‘trailblazer’ and ‘fighter.’

Pauline Valdivia, executive director of Jovenes de Antaño. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Jovenes de Antaño sees increase in need for elder care services

COVID-19 makes it harder for local nonprofit to provide help and support.

Hollister Rec staff staging outside of the Community Center waiting for donations. Photo provided by Hollister Recreation.


Hollister Recreation partners with nonprofit to deliver senior meals

Adopt a Senior program provides food, water and other essential supplies.

Members of LULAC, Jovenes de Antaño and Hollister Recreation cut the ceremonial red ribbon for the EHAT Technical Center, located at 300 West Street in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.


New technology center opens at Hollister Recreation

No cost to residents for access to 10 internet-connected computers and a printer.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Upcoming workshop on dementia patient care

Caregivers will learn how a person with dementia interprets situations to better understand and anticipate challenging behaviors.

Members of the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club handed out free turkeys at a senior lunch hosted by Jovenes de Antaño on Nov. 19. Photos by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

Top Hatters give away turkeys for Thanksgiving

Seniors treated during Jovenes de Antaño lunch program.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Jovenes de Antaño selling poinsettias for the holidays

Options include individual plants or cases.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Del Mar Caregiving Center to host dementia workshop in Hollister

Educational program designed to help family caregivers of people living with dementia.



Jovenes de Antaño: serving the elderly since 1975

Started in 1975, Jovenes de Antano provides much needed services to the elderly population of San Benito County.



Support Meals on Wheels through San Benito GIVES

More than 40 San Benito County seniors are on the waiting list to receive Meals on Wheels

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Business / Economy

COG Board Meeting Highlights – December 2013

COG Board Meeting Highlights - December 2013: The Council of Governments is San Benito County’s regional transportation planning agency. The Council of Governments is committed to enhancing and improving transportation through:planning for the future.