Rolling through the historical streets of San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by COG.

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Locals get things rolling with a picturesque bicycle ride

A group of local cyclists took a Sunday ride on county roads and through the streets of San Juan Bautista.

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REACHing Out: Seeking Community Support

The generosity of San Benito County residents sets a positive trajectory into the future!

Local company ARTI-Culture will be putting on a free painting class this Saturday at the annual Olive Festival. Both owner Joel Esqueda (featured right) and volunteer Rolan Resendiz will be present. Photo credit Becky Bonner-Leland.


Get Ready to Paint at this Weekend’s Olive Festival

This Saturday at the annual Olive Festival attendees will get the chance to create a San Benito Rock for free. People are encouraged to bring their children to participate.



Walking Across America: End of the cross-country road in sight for Ostdick

Journey that began in Delaware this past winter brings Jim Ostdick back to California, his walk nearly complete



Walking Across America: California is in sight for cross-country adventurer

High deserts have proven a challenge for a man without a vehicle, but Ostdick carries on as he aims for a return to San Benito County



Walking Across America: Rockies are in sight for Ostdick

Jim Ostdick passes the 1,800-mile mark as he continues his journey across the United States



Walking Across America: Crossing the continental divide

Jim Ostdick nearing the Colorado border as he walks from Delaware to San Benito County



Walking Across America: Ostdick hopes to hit 1,000-mile mark this week

Local adventurer is raising awareness about and funds for the R.E.A.C.H. Foundation to benefit parks and trails in San Benito County

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Walking Across America: The journey reaches Indiana

Jim Ostdick's trek to raise money for and awareness of local trails and parks hits the 700-mile mark

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Walking Across America: Ohio the latest stop in cross-country journey

Effort helping raise awareness and money for improved parks in San Benito County

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Walking Across America: Ostdick nearly 300 miles in

Retired science teacher is making his way back to California to promote connecting to county to national trail system

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Walking Across America: San Benito Local Reaches D.C.

Jim Ostdick continuing his east-to-west journey on the American Discovery Trail

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Adventurer will walk -- and blog -- his way across America

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REACH-ing for better county parks

County partnership with nonprofit expected to increase funding opportunities for recreation

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Help the SBC Historical Society make history

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