The road leading to the San Justo Reservoir is closed to public access. File photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

Resident urges county to work on reopening San Justo Reservoir

Supervisors add their support, plan to dig into details at June meeting.

Students in a JMM Dance Co. class. Photo provided by JMM Dance Co.

Art & Culture

JMM Dance Co. to offer inclusive and bilingual summer camps

Nonprofit dance group seeks high school volunteers and additional funding, including a camp t-shirt sponsor.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Government / Politics

Congressman Panetta introduces legislation to reopen Clear Creek Recreation Area

Clear Creek was closed to the public in 2008 due to potential risk by naturally occurring asbestos.

Downtown was packed with costumed parents and children during the Oct. 31 Treat Streets event. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Children and Youth

Treat Streets event a success

Big turnout pleases organizers.

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.

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.

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Children and Youth

OPINION: Recreation Master Planning is Overdue for Consolidation

It makes sense to have a consolidated recreational facility master plan that serves all county residents

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Health

Walking San Benito: Mudstone Ranch

This is the 10th in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Children and Youth

Community invited to McCarthy Park improvement meeting

Input sought on proposed features for the park project, which has received a $667,000 grant

A rendition of what the proposed center would look like. While nothing is yet set in stone the pools would be located on the soon to be Nash bypass road.

Business / Economy

Supporters of aquatic center float a funding idea

Hollister for Aquatics nonprofit says $8 million each would be required from the city and county

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Art & Culture

Come celebrate the holiday season in style

The county library invites teens to show off their creativity during its first-ever Ugly Holiday Sweater Design Competition. The library also seeks volunteers of any age for its annual children’s holiday program

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Health

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

The Mudstone Ranch Trails in Hollister Hills opened at the beginning of July, and are currently open from dawn to dusk daily.

Housing / Land Use

Hollister Hills Opens Mudstone Ranch Trails

The new trails at the off-road park are for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders, and are prohibited to motorized vehicles.

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Housing / Land Use

Walking Across America: Ostdick nears the halfway point

Walk to raise endowment funds for R.E.A.C.H. Foundation crosses the Missouri River

Members of the community meet to discuss potential projects aimed at the conservation of the Pajaro River Watershed

Agriculture

Pajaro Compass Network to launch with community event June 23

The Pajaro Compass Network will involve community members in the conservation of the Pajaro River Watershed