Challenger Little League. Photos by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Little League Challengers and the Babe Ruth Bambinos take to the diamond

Special needs players in Hollister have their moment to shine in front of a crowd.

Officer Staci Esqueda is heading the program to register special needs individuals in the police database. Photo by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Hollister police to register personal data on special needs individuals

While intending to help law enforcement interact safely with special needs persons, the department admits the information could be leaked over police radio.

Families play games during SPIN's family fun day at Dunne Park in June. Photo provided by Ricardo Cornejo.

Children and Youth

SPIN offers Spanish-language workshops for parents with special needs kids

Topics are chosen based on concerns raised in support groups.

Yamamoto Hula Ohana performing. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

First Annual Special Education Parent Conference and Resource Fair

A day of knowledge and empowerment for the parents of the special needs community.

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Children and Youth

13th annual Gifted Games celebrates inclusion

More than 430 students are signed up to participate in the annual event that gives students with special needs a chance to compete.

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Children and Youth

Free rodeo for children and adults with special needs

CHP-sponsored event will feature music, food, horseback rides, a petting zoo and displays of public safety vehicles

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Children and Youth

Gifted Games reaches its 12th year

Event has grown over the years to give hundreds of special needs students a feel for the thrill of competition

San Benito County Free Library and Special Parents Information Network logos.

Children and Youth

SPIN program at library helps children with special needs

San Benito County Free Library and SPIN offer new program for families with special needs.