Maria Ines Catalán in front of her farm. Photo by Juliana Luna.


San Benito County farmer struggles after flooding

Despite post-rainstorm difficulties, Maria Ines Catalán remains hopeful.


Hollister resident owns his ‘uniqueness’

Though doctors gave him little chance of being able to walk, Adam Bell spends his days traveling San Benito County taking photos. 

Hollister City Council approved the design and over $236,000 price for the sign and a city employee stopped it from being installed. Photo by John Chadwell.


Hollister sign installation stopped

Workers were told to halt by a city employee who knew nothing about the project.

Image provided by Rancho Maze Band Boosters.

News Release

Hollister middle school students take regional honors

Nine students participate in prestigious musical ensemble.

News Release

GardenShoppe announces new events

Line up includes events suitable for kids and families.

Waters rose rapidly in the Lovers Lane area after cresting the levee along Pacheco Creek. Residents declined to leave the area. Photo by John Chadwell.

Contributed Articles

Local assistance available for residents suffering from flood effects

County to set up site at Strade Verde Center on Feb 2, 3 and 4.

Photo by Robert Eliason.

Contributed Articles

Cupid Express balloon bouquet delivery

Hollister Recreation offers its Cupid Express once again for Valentine's Day.

Art & Culture

Arts Council announces Poetry Out Loud 2023

Competition to take place at Anzar High School Feb. 16.

Anzar Hawks vs Pajaro Valley Grizzlies. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Anzar High Hawks basketball remains undefeated

After a decisive victory over Pajaro Valley, the team aims to keep its momentum.

An RV parked on a driveway in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister council revisiting its rules for parking RVs 

Survey results show residents don’t want RVs parked on streets, but believe driveway parking is acceptable. 

Aaron and Jason Ricketts own the Hapa Bros. food truck. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Eat Drink Savor

Eat, Drink, Savor: The Hapa Bros. bring an Asian twist to food truck favorites

The San Juan Bautista-based brothers, Aaron and Jason Ricketts, are enjoying their success.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: California can learn from wave of storms

Mary Zanger writes the state should follow California Policy Center's Edward Ring's proposed steps to solve the state's water issues.

Photo by Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: Hold the king accountable

Mary Zanger writes that insurance companies must reimburse appropriately.

Photo courtesy of Salvation Army.

Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: Thank you to the community for their donations and time

The Salvation Army says it distributed more than 2 toys per child, totaling over 2500 toys, on Dec. 23 in Hollister, San Juan Bautista and Tres Pinos.