The West Nile virus has been detected in San Benito County.“In San Benito County we just received confirmation that one sentinel chicken tested positive for the West Nile virus,” San Benito County Agricultural Commissioner Karen Overstreet said in a...
Natural disasters can happen at any time or any place. Residents in Texas, Louisiana and Florida know that first hand with the devastating Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. San Benito County is no stranger to natural disasters. Massive flooding occurred...
Thousands of Hollister residents can look forward to receiving better quality drinking water when the West Hills Water Treatment Plant goes into operation at the end of the month.Located off Union Road by the San Justo Reservoir, the...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced Monday that the San Benito Health Foundation received a federal grant of $1.8 million.The foundation received $1,806,177 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, according to a press release dated August 7. Santa...
Beneath the Hollister night sky at the San Benito High School football stadium, more than two hundred people walked at the Relay for Life of Hollister cancer fundraiser last weekend.Twenty-four teams and 222 participants took part in the overnight...
On the city’s westside, the Hollister Animal Shelter is making miracles this summer by offering forever homes to its furry and feathered residents.“We are so busy during the summer,” said shelter supervisor, Kara Newman. “With the 4th of...
When Hollister residents in the west and central regions of the city turn on their taps in the next couple months, the water that flows should be of a better quality than it is currently thanks to a new...
As the sun swelters over San Benito County this summer, residents are left without a local community pool to help beat the heat.Instead of cycling or walking to a public pool in the city, Hollister residents must get in...
The San Benito Community Food Bank is currently undergoing renovations that will revolutionize food service in the county.The local nonprofit rented their current location at 1133 San Felipe Road for a decade, but purchased the building last year.“Through a...
Get ready to lace up your running shoes for the Hollister Police Explorers 5K Foot Pursuit this Saturday at Brigantino Park.The event features a 5K run for adults at 9 a.m. There’s also a mile run for kids 13...

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Cooking at the San Benito Olive Festival

The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival on Saturday showcased the very finest of this ancient crop.Just eight miles from Hollister at the San...