With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate.  Whether it’s antiques, arts and crafts, or rib cook-offs, the community is known for...
Thousands of people poured into Aromas Aug. 25 for the annual Aromas Day, a festival filled with music, food, yard sales, carnival rides and more. Carpenteria Road and surrounding streets were home to a variety of vendors...
The San Juan Bautista City Council was set to approve an employment agreement for a new city manager, Don Reynolds. Reynolds currently works as the assistant public works director in Salinas. Reynolds told...
Rocky’s health vastly improved in the immediate weeks following his departure from his previous owner, police said.
San Juan Bautista Mayor Jim West was found dead in his vehicle at his Graniterock workplace on San Juan Highway Thursday, Dec. 6, at approximately 11:30am, according to city and county authorities. West was...
Christine Burda, or, “The Flower Girl,” isn’t just a budding florist. She’s an event planner, restaurateur, event coordinator, salesperson, as well as being a former caterer. The entrepreneur is one several new business owners working to see San Juan...
Get ready to lace up those running shoes for the 35th annual Mission 10 Race in San Juan Bautista right around the corner. The event takes place January 27 and will feature vendors like Ohana Shave Ice, a pre-run yoga...
Leaders in San Juan approved the hiring of a new assistant city manager at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Michaele LaForge comes from the private sector, where she worked in the high tech and food production industries. LaForge will also...
Sitting in lawn chairs or on the back of pickup trucks, locals in San Juan Bautista came out on Friday for the annual bonfire and Christmas celebration where Santa Claus and his elves gave out gifts to excited children...
As California gets ready to issue business licenses for cannabis in the coming months, San Juan Bautista takes its first step towards allowing the new industry within city limits. The San Juan Bautista City Council and Planning Commission held a...

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Hollister elementary schools continue to lag behind statewide averages in the annual standardized test scores for third through eighth grade students.