Recreation

Badlands topography in the Panoche Hills Recreation Area. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: The Panoche Hills Badlands

This is the eighteenth 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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Hollister Recreation's 33rd Annual Breakfast with Santa

Hollister Recreation 33rd annual Breakfast with Santa, Saturday Dec. 2,

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Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park High Peaks Trail

This is the seventeenth 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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Mike Chambless said the master agreement is for 14 years, with two automatic extensions. Photos by John Chadwell

Hollister council approves master agreement with school district

After nearly a year of negotiations between Hollister and the Hollister School District a master agreement on the use of school facilities was adopted and will extend partnership over 20 years.

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Walking San Benito: Griswold Hills

This is the sixteenth 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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Walking San Benito: Fall Back on the Pinnacles North Wilderness Trail

This is the fifteenth 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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Cruz Zapeda (left) and Ethan Schulze race to the finish line

Graniterock's annual race, Rock and Run raises $20,000 for Aromas School

The A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas held Rock and Run to raise money for Aromas School and an opportunity for folks to learn about the quarry.

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Aviana and Leanne Seibert waits for the action at the grandstand

"Lettuce Celebrate" fair action from the grandstand

The San Benito County Fair theme for 2017 was “Lettuce Celebrate”, and hundreds did just that in the fair grandstand. Events delivered the guts, glory and drama of motocross, quad and tractor pull action for an audience of hundreds.

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The Bixby Road unofficial geological memorial beach :-) Photo by Jim Ostdick

Walking San Benito: San Juan Valley

This is the thirteenth 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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Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park South Wilderness Trail

This is the twelfth 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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Soccer at Veteran's Memorial Park. Photo by Jim Ostdick

Walking San Benito: Hollister Parks Loop I

This is the eleventh 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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Gavilan College Football team Sept 9.   Photo Courtesy Gavilan College

Gavilan Football players: From high expectations to sad ending

Gavilan College football players find housing in Hollister, then are sent home for breaking recruitment restrictions.

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Lulac Health Fair is for families and it is free to attend.

3rd Annual LULAC Community Health Fair

LULAC provides a one-stop health event for the entire family

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Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California

Pinnacles Gateway Partners Meeting at Paicines Ranch

Invitation goes out for a Pinnacles Gateway Partners box dinner meeting at Paicines Ranch. It is an opportunity to learn about the Condor Recovery Program and enjoy a guided tour of Paicines Ranch.

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Paul Welch frequently cruises around Aromas on his bike.

Aromas man reminiscences about kite flying hobby

Paul Welch, a long time resident of Aromas, reminisces over his kite flying days.

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Hollister Hills SVRA Geocache Bash 2017

This family friendly event has been created for those who love Geocaching and have a 4X4 interest at heart. This event is open to all levels of 4X4 experience.

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Youth and Adult Art Classes to begin soon in Hollister

The San Benito County Arts Council launches its Fall Art Session at the new ARTspace Annex at 217 Fifth St. in downtown Hollister.

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Walking San Benito: Mudstone Ranch

This is the 10th 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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Strut for your mutt

The NorCal Boxer Rescue team this September will raise funds for vital veterinary care at the Best Friends Strut Your Mutt Walk in San Francisco

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Community invited to McCarthy Park improvement meeting

Input sought on proposed features for the park project, which has received a $667,000 grant

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