State Assemblyman Robert Rivas speaks as Supervisors Gillio and Hernandez listen on (to the far right). Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

BenitoLink hosts town hall with elected officials

Rivas, Hernandez and Gillio answer audience questions on senior care, mitigated ag land, PG&E power shut-offs and their legacies.

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Photo provided by California Highway Patrol.

Transportation

Fatal crash closes portion of Highway 25

Southbound from Highway 101 closed at Bloomfield Avenue, northbound closed at Shore Road. Re-opening expected around 4-5 p.m.

Location of the 4.7 earthquake outside of Tres Pinos on Oct. 15, 2019.

News

4.7 earthquake shakes San Benito County

Epicenter in the Gabilan Range outside of Tres Pinos.

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More than 2,000 people gathered on September 21, 1917 to bid farewell to the second group of San Benito County men drafted to serve in the American Expeditionary Force under General John Pershing in World War I. Photo provided by the SBC Historical Society.

History & Profiles

November open house for World War I exhibit

San Benito County Historical Society hosts a new exhibit honoring local men who served in the Great War.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Keeping the camel’s nose out of someone else’s tent

“The camel's nose is a metaphor for a situation where the permitting of a small, seemingly innocuous act will open the door for larger, clearly undesirable actions.” – Wikipedia.

Former Dallas Cowboy football coach Barry Switzer and Kirk Ward on the set of 'The Turkey Bowl.' Photo courtesy of Kirk Ward.

Sports & Recreation

Baler football inspires movie from alumnus Kirk Ward

‘The Turkey Bowl’ pays homage to local rivalry and players.