Recreation

Photo by John Chadwell

2018 Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo begins Friday, June 22

The three-day horse show and rodeo will feature numerous competitions and events, including western art and cattle sorting.

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Image courtesy of Pixabay

Outdoor movies at Dunne Park back for fourth consecutive year

Free films, trivia, and other activities during this summer's Movies Under the Stars.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Speedsters turn San Benito County into race course

Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club used Hollister as a home base for the Endurance Run. The roads in the San Jose area have become too populated.

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Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Summer Safety Steps to Keep You and Your Family Safe and Healthy

Summer is a great time to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. But every summer, children and adults are injured or die from drowning, falls, and other summer activity-related accidents. Additional risks include heat-related illnesses.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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Photo courtesy of Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club.

Annual Endurance Run and Lowland Tour comes to Hollister June 17

The Endurance Run is a re-creation of the early 1900's cross country automobile races showing the public the reliability, speed, and endurance of the automobile.

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Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Bitterwater students hope for Amgen Tour return next year

The Amgen Cycling Tour went through the southern end of San Benito County May 15. Bitterwater-Tully, a K-8 grade school, provided this report.

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Amgen tour racers will be traveling through the southern end of San Benito County. Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Amgen Tour goes through Bitterwater Tuesday May 15

South county residents may be surprised when the Amgen Bicycle Race comes through late morning Tuesday May 15.

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R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation

REACHing Out: Seeking Community Support

The generosity of San Benito County residents sets a positive trajectory into the future!

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Photo courtesy of Lisa Robinson.

SLIDESHOW: 34th Annual California Indian Market and Peace Dance

The 34th Annual California Indian Market and Peace Dance took place in San Juan Bautista last weekend alongside the rib cook-off.

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Pinnacles National Park. Photo by John Chadwell.

Pinnacles National Park tourism generates $16.4 million in economic benefits

Study says locals make up almost 20 percent of day trips, and that 95.6 percent of visitor spending made by non-local visitors.

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Past Bike to School Day Event at Cerra Vista School. Photos provided.

Gearing up for Bike to School Day this Thursday

Bike Week aims to give visibility to the importance of alternative modes of transportation— one bicycle at a time.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

May is Bicycle Safety Month

Bicycle Safety Month reminds us that motorists and bicyclists must take extra precautions when they travel together. Riders often share the road with vehicles, which creates a host of hazards, and injuries can happen even on a designated path.

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Photos provided by the Hollister Downtown Association.

Downtown Wine & Beer Stroll

Downtown Wine & Beer Stroll brings over 650 people to downtown Hollister.

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Some walkers went back as soon as the sun set, others waited until the full moon was the primary light source for the walk back. (Photo by Leslie David)

Moonlight Walk: A shared experience for all ages

The R.E.A.C.H. and BenitoLink Moonlight Walk was well attended by families and adults wanting to take advantage of free, safe adventure.

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Agreement opens high school tennis center to community

The public can reserve time at the courts through the Hollister Recreation Department.

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Photo by John Chadwell

Pinnacles National Park to raise entrance fee in 2019

Pinnacles National Park will increase entrance fees to address infrastructure needs and improve visitor experience

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Hollister Council approves first phase of $2.4 million McCarthy Park renovation

After choosing from an á la carte menu of options for the renovation of long-neglected McCarthy Park, the total came to almost $2.4 million.

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Walking San Benito: The Path of the Padres

This is the twenty-fourth (and final) in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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