Michele Huntoon and Phil Esparza (center) cutting the ribbon celebrating the San Juan Bautista Rotary Club and the Aromas-San Juan Community Schools Foundation qualifying for a $200,000 matching federal grant. Photo courtesy of Phil Esparza.


Rotary Club to improve Internet access for San Juan-Aromas students

San Juan Bautista will also have a new choice for internet service.

Santa's mailbox was also set up for children to place their letters. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Benito Lifestyle

San Juan residents compete in holiday lights competition

Rotary Club-hosted contest replaces traditional parade.

Photo provided by Hollister Rotary.

Children and Youth

Hollister Rotary awards $28,000 in scholarships to San Benito County grads

Largest amount allocated in the club's existence.

Tour guides lead a group on a Ghost Walk through San Juan Bautista. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Sports & Recreation

San Juan Bautista Ghost Walk visits haunted locations

Guides lead tours of six places the undead have gathered.

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San Benito Lifestyle

Antique Fair highlights furniture, toys, jewelry, arts and crafts

Locals and visitors enjoy friendly atmosphere of San Juan Bautista while browsing antique furniture, jewelry, and handmade arts and crafts.

Young spellers awaiting their next word from Kim O'Connor, right. Photo by Brenda Romero.

Children and Youth

County S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-E-E gets started

The top 25 elementary and junior high finalists will compete in early February for a shot at the state spelling bee


Mission 10 Run on Jan. 30

Thirty-third annual race features 5K, 10-mile race, 1-mile fun run and half-marathon