San Juan Bautista

Vina and Mike Statua stand outside their new store Mission Hardware at 507 Third St. in San Juan Bautista.

New hardware store opens in San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista couple opens new hardware store in town

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San Juan Bautista residents speak out on proposed cannabis ordinance

San Juan Bautista residents speak out on cannabis

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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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Rozas House in San Juan Bautista, was built in 1856

Historic buildings will soon share their past in San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista Historic Resources Board OK's putting plaques on historic buildings

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Holiday-themed pouches by Paige Mox. Photos courtesy of Vertigo Coffee Roasters.

Vertigo to Host Holiday Pop Up Art Show This Weekend

The coffee house will feature the work of several local artists on Sat., Dec. 2

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Schipper Design office is in San Juan Bautista. Photo courtesy Schipper Design

Kathy Schipper of Schipper Design recognized by San Juan Bautista Committee

San Juan Bautista Committee showed its appreciation for Kathy Schipper on Philanthropy Day. The committee thanked her for volunteering on local projects and giving regional nonprofits support through her "Creatives through Community"

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Laura Romero and Leslie David work on messaging and social media for #GivingNewsDay

For us, #GivingTuesday is #GivingNewsDay

Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a global giving day that lets you be philanthropic and demonstrate your support for local nonprofit news.

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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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San Juan Bautista Council Members Adopt Ordinance to Temporarily Ban Marijuana

The ordinance bans the sales, cultivation, and delivery of marijuana. City council members are currently working on a Cannabis Ordinance and will be holding a public hearing the draft on Dec. 6.

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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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City council members at the Nov. 21 City Council Meeting

San Juan Bautista City Council Members Address Brown Act Violations

Council members recounted the communication that led to the alleged Brown Act violations.

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Community Groups Developing a San Juan Bautista Historic Walking Trail and Plaques

San Juan Bautista's rich California heritage is highlighted with an enhanced self-guided walking trail of 49 historically significant sites.

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Construction has begun on the site development for the Rancho Vista project in San Juan Bautista. An old barn borders the property. Photo by Leslie David

Growth Comes to San Juan Bautista

Meritage Homes' Rancho Vista fits in with the company's strategy

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School Resource Officer Carlos Rodriguez stands by the 70 bikes given away for 2016 Wheels for Kids campaign.  BenitoLink file photo

Hollister Police Teaming Up With Turning Wheels for Kids

Once again Hollister Police Department will team up with non-profit Turning Wheels for Kids to provide new bicycles & helmets to area children

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San Juan Bautista Council Members Introduce Cannabis Ordinance Draft.

Drafted by Victor Gomez of Pinnacle Strategy, this is the first time members of the public had access to the ordinance.

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San Juan City Council met Nov. 8 to continue last week's meeting, which was cancelled mid-meeting. Laura Romero photo

San Juan Bautista Council discusses last meeting's sudden adjournment, Mayor attempts to remove Planning Commissioner

The Mayor's attempted removal of planning commissioner John Hopper causes confusion among audience members. The agenda item is set to be moved to a future meeting.

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Outdoor ceremony at the San Juan VFW post for the late Rodolfo P. Hernandez. Photos by Frank Pérez.

San Juan VFW Pays Tribute to a late Medal of Honor Recipient

On Saturday, Nov. 4, the San Juan VFW held a ceremony honoring the late Corporal Rodolfo P. Hernandez, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient from the Korean War

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Aromas groups invite public to talk about healthcare for all Sunday, Oct. 22

Join Assembly Members Mark Stone and Anna Caballero, with Sally Gwin Saterlee from the Healthy California Campaign, in a discussion about Senate Bill 562.

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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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SJB City Mayor, Chris Martorana holds up his limited edition of the 2018 calendar being sold at the Luck Museum Open House

Luck's 100 Year Celebration in Planning Stage

Future plans in motion for the 100 birthday celebration and dedication of a historic landmark, home of the Luck Museum in San Juan Bautista

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