While last winter’s storms brought much needed water to the parched state, in San Benito County the local reservoirs - San Justo, Hernandez and San Luis - are a mixed bag.As of Monday, San Luis Reservoir was at...
Well known in the region for the massive corn maze they thrill families with each Halloween, Swank Farms in Hollister has another show-stopping crop this summer, their delicious heirloom tomatoes that are stealing the scene at regional farmer’s markets...
The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival is set to take place Saturday, October 14 at the scenic Brigantino Park in Hollister.Attendees can get into the spirit of celebrating the local harvest, culinary delights, artisans and community at the...
After receiving comments from residents during a public hearing, San Benito County supervisors on Tuesday delayed the approval of a cannabis business ordinance.The item, which deals with cannabis cultivation for medical use only, will be continued to the...
County supervisors Tuesday extended the window for a public hearing related to the county’s temporary cannabis cultivation ordinance.The board’s unanimous decision gave applicants a 180-day extension for the public hearing. A future date for the hearing has yet to...
The San Benito County Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo is set for June 23-25, 2017 at Bolado Park. Check out the full schedule of events below or go to SanBenitoCountyRodeo.com for more.2017 Schedule of Events                                                        FRIDAY, JUNE 23rd, ELIMINATIONS-8:00 a.m.:...
So captivated by the mushroom, Egyptian pharaohs considered the famous fungi food for royalty and decreed that no commoner should touch them. The Egyptians were not alone in their reverence for the mushroom. Various civilizations in history have placed...
California might be leaving one drought behind, but there’s another affecting San Benito County: labor shortage in agriculture.San Benito County Farm Bureau Board Member Richard Bianchi said the region has experienced a labor shortage for the last five to...
County Resource Management Agency Director Brent Barnes resigned Wednesday.“He announced his retirement at the Planning Commission meeting,” Supervisor Jerry Muenzer said. “I believe he’s pretty much retired now.”Supervisor Robert Rivas said he received a call from the County Administrative...
As June approaches the Chamber of Commerce wanted the public to know that they will no longer be hosting the Annual Saddle Horse Show Parade, typically held the Thursday night before the Rodeo. According to Juli Vieira, Chamber CEO,”...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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New multi-use facility opens

San Benito High School’s new physical education and athletic multi-use field was officially dedicated with a Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to...

Medieval Faire returns