Recreation

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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City and the Hollister School District execute a new master use agreement

The new agreement increases the number of school sites available to residents for recreation in the evening and on weekends.

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A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Bacon Ranch

This is the twenty-third 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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View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Calling Community Members to bring Bath Tubs

Calling all community members to bring Bath Tubs!

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Long view to the northeast from the Chalone Trail. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Chalone Peak Trail

This is the twenty-second 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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 Manuel Silva rides in the lead. Photo courtesy San Benito County Historical Society

Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade Rides Into 2018

It's back! The Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade kicks off a week of festivities leading up to 85th annual San Benito Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo.

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Early morning fogbank in the Laguna Creek Gorge. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: Laguna Falls Teaser

This is the twenty-first 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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Ramona Hill stands in the dance studio and performance area at Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista.

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista celebrates its first year

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista is a center for creativity and the arts for both youth and adults.

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Photo provided by Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park seeks new interns and Ranger Corps members

Pinnacles National Park is hiring youth for a Trails Internship, a Habitat Restoration Internship, and Ranger Corps positions.

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View from La Gloria Road toward Gonzalez and Soledad. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Balconies Cave Trail

This is the twentieth 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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35th Annual Mission 10 Race - January 27, 2018

Popular Mission 10 Race takes off Jan. 27

Registration (http://mission10.racemine.com) now open for 35th Annual Mission 10 Race, sponsored by Hollister Rotary Club. All proceeds benefit local scholarships and charities

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Walking San Benito: Laguna Mountain Doubleheader.

This is the nineteenth 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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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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