Reach San Benito

OFF THE COUCH AND OUT THE DOOR!!!

By rosalinda | July 2, 2019

OFF THE COUCH AND OUT THE DOOR!!! As the summer progresses, there are lots of possibilities for outdoor activities in the county. Facebook page, REACH San Benito Parks Foundation, posts stray events where most seem close enough, fun and a little adventurous to enjoy without great effort. Sometimes we hit the nail on the head,…

54 ACRES OF THE SAN BENITO COUNTY REGIONAL PARK SPACE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC !

By rosalinda | February 3, 2019

  Rene Rodriguez recently took a walk into the newly opened SAN BENITO COUNTY REGIONAL PARK, west of, and behind the San Benito High School.  When you go there you will see that Rene has given us a tantalizing characterization of this raw area destined to provide respite for our county community, friends and visitors.…

BLACK FRIDAY BIRDING – The REI alternative to shopping!

By rosalinda | December 9, 2018

BLACK FRIDAY BIRDING – The REI alternative to shopping! Finishing 2018 and looking toward an eventful 2019 REACH took the opportunity to offer folks the REI tradition of enjoying the day outdoors after the happy hours of Thanksgiving Day dinner. Mark Paxton, Birder Extraordinaire, guided a few hardy souls around the San Benito County Historical…

REACH Gets Things Rolling with a Sunday Picturesque Bicycle Ride

By rosalinda | October 1, 2018

REACH (Recreation, Exercise and Community Health) of San Benito hosted Un Paseo Pequeño en Bicicleta/ A Little Bicycle Ride on Sunday, September 23, 2018 between San Juan Bautista and Anzar High School. The little bicycle ride took cyclists through the historic streets of San Juan Bautista and along country roads with views of the picturesque…

PG&E and R.E.A.C.H. Partner in Tree Planting Day

By rosalinda | September 17, 2018

Trees: without them our parks and trails would be very different places. Trees provide a leafy canopy of shade where we can play, have a picnic, enjoy a walk, and relax in comfort. Trees cool their surroundings, buffer the winds, and their leaves improve the soil beneath them. Trees add to the economic vitality of…

R.E.A.C.H. MVV Article 7-2018 – “Un Pequeno Paseo – Explore San Benito”

By rosalinda | June 21, 2018

It’s SUMMER!  The daylight hours invite us out after work and dinner.  It seems that every organization is offering something to do with your time, friends and family.  R.E.A.C.H. (SBPF) San Benito Parks Foundation has the Adventure Parks Challenge!  If you’re an “online user”, Instagrammer, “Facebook-er”, you’ll get a kick out of this.  A few…

“PEAK DAY, 2018” This Sunday, April 29, 2018

By rosalinda | May 5, 2018

Enjoy the day! Adventure, Refresh and Play The San Benito County Board of Supervisors and the City of San Juan Bautista proclaim April 29, 2018 as Fremont Peak Day in the County of San Benito, California. Fremont Peak Day will be held for the 112thyear, on Sunday, April 29, from about 11am till mid afternoon…

April Issue ~ R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation and BenitoLink.com are hosting a MOONLIGHT WALK ON THE DE ANZA TRAIL!!!! Sat, April 28, 7:30pm

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

Meetup at the base of the trail at 7:30pm for a Jim Ostdick talk about the phases of the moon and what we’ll experience.  The moonrise is at 6:45pm, before sunset at 7:57pm, so it should be spectacular to see when we reach the overview a little beyond the mile marker, Jim says. Relying on the…

January Issue ~ 2017 Brought Good News for Parks

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

As the year 2017 took its course in the County San Benito, a consulting firm was contracted to reorganize the Resource Management Agency (Planning, Building, Public Works, and Integrated Waste).  Since parks, recreational facilities, programs and structures, come under Public Works, we at R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation have been noting the positive changes, not…

February Issue ~ INSIDE THE SBC PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

R.E.A.C.H. INSIDE THE SBC PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION Valerie Egland, for the Mission Village Voice , 2-22-2016   Once a month, currently on an ‘as needed’ basis, but always quarterly, the PRC meets in the Board of Supervisor’s (BOS) Chambers, 4thStreet, Hollister.  The Commission is made up of one Commissioner per County Supervisorial District, a…