Iraq Veteran, Felipe Galvan of San Juan Bautista. Photos by SBHS sophomore, Davina Espinoza.

Iraq Veteran's Greatest Accomplishment

Iraq war veteran, Felipe Galvan, explains to SBHS students his military service as his greatest accomplishment

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Kat and AJ Nobile sit in two of their rocking chairs made from wine barrels at a craft show. Photo courtesy of AJ and Kat Nobile.

Noble Made: Local Family Creates One of a Kind Pieces Using Re-Claimed Wood

Moving to San Benito County in February, AJ and Kat Nobile started creating custom-made furniture with their company Noble Made

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The dog park is in need of a new irrigation system and a means for getting rid of gophers and squirrels. Photos by John Chadwell.

Hollister Council News Roundup: $150k for Dog Park, Bonnie View Road Protest, Interactive Art Parks

Hollister City Council balks at $150,000 for dog park. Residents along Bonnie View Road voice opposition to road opening, and street artist asks city to consider interactive art parks.

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After school art program

Arts Council Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

In celebration of #GivingTuesday, the San Benito County Arts Council launches The Art of Giving to raise funds for its Arts in Education Program

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Bartolo (Jesse Huerta) trying to talk young lovers Bato (Edie Flores) and Gila (Jasmine  Rios) out of marriage. Photo by Robert Eliason

La Pastorela opens at Mission San Juan

A traditional Christmas story, La Pastorela returns to Mission San Juan Nov. 24 until Dec. 17.

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Roberto Nolasco singing Jail House Rock

Last performances for “All Shook Up” Nov. 10 and Nov 11.

The San Benito Stage company teen cast gives a great comedic performance of star crossed lovers while singing songs inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.

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Arts Council Launches its Arts Express! Grant Program

Arts Council Launches Arts Express! Grant Program

The San Benito County Arts Council invites local artists, art groups and art and cultural organizations to apply for quick and easy mini-grants up to $500.

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Student Ethan Lopez created his altar to honor multiple family members

Rancho San Justo Middle School puts on first Day of the Dead event

Attended by roughly 70 people, Rancho San Justo's first Day of the Dead event was a way to share fond family memories

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The ARTspace Annex in Downtown Hollister

Open Mic Night at ARTspace Annex

The San Benito County Arts Council announces its first Open Mic Night.

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Maddi Alipaz instructs Lynn Love and Jesus Jaramillo on movement for a scene.

A Buddy for Everyone

As Inspire Performing Arts Academy prepares for their production of Elf Jr. in December, the lead cast members get into the most difficult part of their rehearsals: singing and dancing at the same time.

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Guitars Not Guns, San Benito County chapter officially formed.

The nonprofit provides guitars and free lessons to youths ages 8-18-years-old in San Benito County.

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OPINION: Campus construction projects have economic impact locally

Half of the construction hours put into San Benito High School construction projects funded by voter-supported bond measures have been done by workers living in the tri-county area

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Event Filled Weekend Throughout San Benito County

This weekend throughout San Benito County people have the opportunity to get involved in various events for children and adults alike

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ARTI-Culture invites Zombies to local event

Zombie Crawl expected to occur in downtown Hollister

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The Luck Library is located at 801 Second St. in San Juan Bautista.

Authors' Expo at Carl Martin Luck Memorial Library

The event will be an opportunity for the public to meet local authors and ask questions after their presentations. 

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50s era musical starts Oct. 27

All Shook Up in Hollister

Performances of the musical All Shook Up begin Oct. 27 in Hollister. The show is filled with classic Elvis Presley songs and is set in the 1950s

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Street view of the new ARTspace Annex

Arts Council launch party will celebrate new second space in Hollister

The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to join in the celebration of a new ARTspace Annex at 217 Fifth Street in Downtown Hollister.

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Instructor Daniels helps a student set up the router for a practice piece of lumber.

Anzar Woodworking Class open to community

Anzar offers residents the chance to learn basic wood craft skills or learn how to make something as a Christmas gift.

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Students arrive at ArtSpace in downtown Hollister for art classes.

SBC Arts Council "Veterans' Voice Project" Continues and Expands

SBC Arts Council "Veterans' Voice Project" moves into second year and adds elements that will include high school students and new project partners.

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A stain press of the American flag. Photo courtesy of Lynette Peavey.

Hollister VFW Auxiliary To Host Family Craft Event This Weekend

Proceeds from the family craft event will benefit veterans causes and local charities.

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