Beer and wine lovers now have a place to imbibe together, the 18th Barrel in historic San Juan Bautista.The combination craft beer and wine tasting room removes the stress of deciding between the glory of the vine or the...
Arcade video games and an ambrosial selection of fizzy drinks are the stuff of dreams to an eighties kid, and for both, there is Sweet Machine, San Juan Bautista’s newest business in its historic downtown.Classic games like Millipede, Frogger,...
Caltrans is set to close a portion of Highway 129 near the San Benito/Santa Cruz County line for five days.The closure is expected to start Sunday, April 30 at 9 p.m. and end Friday, May 5 at 11 p.m,...
While California takes steps toward saving the environment, restaurants need to catch up.Walk out of a restaurant with leftovers and you’re likely carrying styrofoam containers with plastic utensils and straws. All of which could end up in a landfill...
San Juan Bautista council members are expected to start the development process for hiring a new city manager at next week’s meeting.Current City Manager Roger Grimsley announced last year that he intended to retire, according to Mayor Chris Martorana....
With nicknames like Coach Ice, Cat Nip, Busty Bandaid, Maliciousness, Gin Atomic, Pistol Patti and Irish Kreemd’R, it would be easy to discount the Faultline Derby Devilz as a recreational roller derby team with nothing better to do than...
The family affected by a Prescott Road fire Friday has a donation fund set up to help recover losses.Authorities responded to the structure fire at 40 Prescott Road near San Juan Bautista before 9 a.m. Friday."County fire is working...
San Juan Bautista council members voted 3-2 Tuesday for final approval of the Copperleaf subdivision, which will bring 45 new single-family homes to the tiny-but-growing city.Councilman Dan DeVries was one of the two no votes and was critical of...
Local officials this week took one step closer toward creating a special district fire department for the county.Officials from San Benito County and Hollister approved of participation in a feasibility study for a special fire district or joint powers...
The Community FoodBank of San Benito County is now accepting bids for the remodel project at its San Felipe Road location.Here is the announcement that came out Wednesday from Maria Lynn Thomas, the organization's CEO:If what you or someone...

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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