The band Survivor may have performed the 80s hit, “Eye of the Tiger,” but as the uplifting song played in the gymnasium of Sacred Heart Parish School on Friday morning, there was only one survivor that guests eagerly awaited.Bryan...
San Benito County Chamber of Commerce President Juli Vieira gave an update on tourism efforts at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.County supervisors allocated $18,000 to the chamber in their 2016-2017 budget.Tourism efforts included printing guides and pamphlets, filming commercials,...
Soccer is a major part of Refugio Sanchez’s life.“I played soccer most of my life and just really like the sport,” said Sanchez on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park as a team from the Hollister Tremors competitive soccer...
Despite approving a school bond measure that was expected to bring a new Gavilan College campus to San Benito County 13 years ago, locals have yet to receive that campus.While the Briggs Building in downtown Hollister is awash with...
Anzar High School in San Juan Bautista is offering an evening woodshop class to community members through the end of November thanks to support from the Community Foundation for San Benito County.Instructor Dan Faurot-Daniels invites community members 14 and...
As regional roads and highways clog with commuters heading out of San Benito County to business hubs in Salinas and Silicon Valley, local motorcycle company Corbin stays ahead of the curve and that means staying put in Hollister.“Technology and...
It’s a Tuesday afternoon and business at Bill’s Bullpen is booming. Not five minutes has gone by without a phone call or customer walking into the tiny store to look through comic racks.Looking around the small store, one...
Horses were saddled up and kicking up dust Friday evening, as the grandstand at Bolado Park opened its gates for the San Benito County Fair Horse Show.An intimate crowd of spectators watched while close to forty entrants showed...
As kids and adults prepare to dress up like ghouls and goblins on Halloween, one local Hollister resident is collecting donations to ensure every child has the opportunity to wear a costume.“I feel it would benefit those who simply...
The San Juan Bautista City Council held a first reading of a planned temporary cannabis ban last Tuesday.“This is a stop gap measure,” said Jim West, the city’s vice mayor at the September 19 meeting. “We’re working on a...

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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...