Seal courtesy of San Benito County Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

SBC Sheriff’s Office confirms four deaths on Thanksgiving

Murder-suicide suspected in Ridgemark.

Pasture-raised turkeys from Paicines Ranch. Photo courtesy of Paicines Ranch.

Agriculture

Turkey Time: Custom-raised for this unique holiday season

Local ranch offers pasture-raised birds for holiday meals.

The basket "assembly line" on Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of Sarah Nordwick.

San Benito Lifestyle

Thanksgiving Basket Brigade gives back to community

Students of Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts raise funds to distribute food to 200 families this week.

File photo.

Police / Fire

CHP to concentrate efforts on Highway 101 prior to Thanksgiving

Officers will work to educate motorists and enforce traffic safety laws, and will be actively looking for unsafe driving including seat belt violations, speed, distracted driving, and signs of impairment.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health

Tips for a safe Thanksgiving during COVID-19

Public Health Officer David Ghilarducci’s advice on how to prepare for a gathering, how to stay protected and what to do afterwards.

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.

Art & Culture

An Evening of Christmas Music at Mission San Juan Bautista

Performance by mezzo soprano Laure de Marcellus and longtime collaborator Alberto Urroz. Proceeds to benefit the parish.

Nest of common raven. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Nonprofits

San Benito birders skip the crowds on Black Friday

Instead, they took a nature walk for #optoutside.

On raising her turkeys, Lisa Knutson stated, “The animals have to be happy. They cannot be stressed." Photo courtesy of Rob Fisher.

Agriculture

Local turkeys make for big Thanksgiving feasts

Pasture Chick Ranch has a waiting list of loyal customers.

Luis (left) and Pete (right) enjoy the holiday spirit in their new homes. Photo by Robert Eliason

Health

A Home for Thanksgiving

After years of instability, neighbors enjoy a simple meal together, capturing the sentiment of Thanksgiving.

gratitude-2939972_960_720.jpg

OPINION: Who should we thank at Thanksgiving?

One of my old columns on Thanksgiving - I believe it's worth repeating

holte steve mora.JPG

Nonprofits

Holte Holiday dinner serves hundreds

Thanksgiving meal is the first of two offered at Sacred Heart School's gym this holiday season

LOGO (NEW).jpg

San Benito County Free Library closed during the Thanksgiving holiday

After closure Thursday and Friday, normal hours will resume Monday, Nov. 28

county express.jpg

County Express has modified Thanksgiving week schedule

Service is limited throughout the week, with no service on Thanksgiving Thursday

Servers prepare plates for waiters as part of the Holte Holiday Dinners Thanksgiving meal at Sacred Heart School. Photos by Sean Roney.

Nonprofits

Holte Holiday Dinners serves Thanksgiving feast to those in need

Tradition continues with 100 volunteers preparing 300 meals