Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 5 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Fifty-three confirmed cases since February, three active, 48 recovered; federally funded COVID-19 testing begins at Vets Building; upcoming May 6 virtual focus group on agriculture, ranching and supporting services.

Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.


Federally funded COVID-19 testing begins at Vets Building

Services are initially limited to priority groups including first responders and health care workers.

Just before COVID-19 came into our lives, BenitoLink team members met for a strategy session. Left to right: John Chadwell, Kaitlyn Fontaine, Robert Eliason, retreat coach Kathleen Sheridan, Carmel de Bertaut and intern Erika Piña on the far right. Photo by Leslie David.


Local news providers enjoy serving but need support

BenitoLink joins in on Giving Tuesday with $2,000 match. Oh! Now the match is up to $2,500!

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

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: What does it mean to preserve our rural community?

Jennifer Egan gives her take on the issue of development along Highway 101.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


SBC Behavioral Health to offer mental health livestreams

Zoom webinars to give tips on reducing stress and other mental health issues.

Mariachi Juvenil Corazón Jalisciense Director Israel Ramirez with his wife Carmen and daughters Carmen, 14, and Miriam, 8. Photo provided.

Art & Culture

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo amid COVID-19

Two Hollister residents talk about planned festivities and how the pandemic has affected the holiday for them.