San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

Isaiah Cota and Hailey A. Garay, couple at SBHS

Love in the Time of Smartphones

SBHS Students reflect on how smartphones have changed the traditional Valentine's Day.

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New Children’s Theater Camp Coming Summer 2018

San Benito Stage Company will be putting on its first summer camp this summer for students newly interested in the performing arts, as well as for more experienced youth actors

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Local Wedding Officiant Creates Innovative, Non-Denominational Weddings

Local poet Rachelle Escamilla uses her passion for the written word to help couples create custom wedding ceremonies

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Arts Council Announces County Arts Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education and the San Benito County Arts Council invite the community to attend its County Arts Showcase.

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Search for the perfect Valentine's Day gift in San Benito County

With Valentine's Day around the corner there is something for everyone in San Benito County including dinner theater, vintage records, and the perfect treat.

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The website will be "professional quality production and video quality."

Video oriented website created by journalist Kollin Kosmicki

Journalist and videographer Kollin Kosmicki goes live with a website that focuses on video for San Benito County residents.

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 Berglind "Ice" Burrows in her Team Iceland photo

Local competes at roller derby world cup

Berglind "Ice" Burrows plays with Team Iceland in Manchester, England 

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Safia Bootwala (featured right) put on a community event this Saturday, Jan. 27 at the San Benito County Library to promote free programs put on by 4-H and the library.

4-H student educates the public about opportunities at SBC Free Library

Wanting to help educate the community on free-opportunities in San Benito County, local student Safia Bootwala teamed up with the San Benito County Library to put on an "Arts and Crafts and Informational Event"

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President Cesar Flores and Vice President Dr.Edward Cervantes listen as another member shares their ideas.

LULAC plans for the future at retreat

LULAC members of all ages came together Jan. 27, to plan for the coming year and to review goals

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Baudelio Banuelos, Victor's grandfather. The little girl in the photo is Victor's cousin Mia Ramirez. The photo was taken in 2017. Photo courtesy Victor Sanchez

BenitoLink Junior Journalism Project: Baudelio Banuelos

Seventh grader Victor Sanchez writes about why he admires his grandfather, Baudelio Banuelos who lives in Mexico.

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"Hitler's Power," an opinion piece by the editorial board of the Hollister Evening Free Lance, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 1933. Photos by Frank Perez.

Our Local Press and the Holocaust: The First in a Series

Beginning with Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Jan. 1933, this is the first in a series about how our local press covered the Holocaust

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Local residents purchase San Benito Gold's raw, unprocessed honey both to improve their health, as well as to use as a natural sweetener.

Local Beekeeper touts benefits of honey but the science is up for debate

Though there are many proven benefits of eating local honey, is curing allergies one of them?

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Bus tour members sample a variety of products made from raw goat milk at Evergreen Acres Dairy.

Busloads of tourists visit San Benito County organic ag operations

The tour of San Benito County organic farming operations was organized by EcoFarm, a conference held in Monterey every year.

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The show closer was a fun twist; a tasting display that raised perceptions about the brown substance from dirt to gorgeous soil. Photos by Will Schwabacher

EcoFarm kicks-off with San Benito County event

Paicines Ranch hosts an innovators-in-ag event that sells out to EcoFarm crowd.

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The San Benito County Probation Department and local artist Joel Esqueda gave these children the opportunity to paint murals around the park.

R.E.A.C.H.-ing into the parks with art

At risk juveniles create art at the San Benito County Historical Park

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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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Fruit Wines: A Crowd Pleaser At Casa De Fruta

What started out as a family owned fruit stand has grown into a popular destination where customers can stop to purchase and taste wines, with fruit wines being among the favorites

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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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Robert Rivas speaks to a community member.

OPINION: The clear choice is  Robert Rivas for Assembly

Aromas knew San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas was a champion of protecting the environment, fixing our local roads, building better schools for our children, and proving healthcare for all Californians.

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