Lisa Andrew wondered if developers wanted deadline to run out in order to build homes on school site. Photos by John Chadwell

Government / Politics

School superintendent says Santana Ranch developers’ credibility “hard to trust” regarding new school

Hollister School District Superintendent Lisa Andrew said the district is frustrated by Santana Ranch developers' back-room comments that contradict open-meeting discussions.

Jack Foley joins the BenitoLink team.

BenitoLink Brings in Veteran Journalist

With the goal of more in-depth reporting, BenitoLink hires a journalist with a lifetime of solid investigative and news management skills.

Photos provided by Emergency Preparedness/Communicable Disease Public Health Division, San Benito County


San Benito County Works to Prevent a Local Hepatitis A Outbreak

California is experiencing an increase in cases of hepatitis A infection. Although there are no confirmed cases of hepatitis A in San Benito County, health officials are proactive in conducting prevention and control measures.


Police / Fire

Joint law enforcement task force raids marijuana grow in Paicines area

A task force made up of agents from three different state and county agencies find illegal marijuana grow, arrest suspect and find loaded .45-caliber semi-automatic.