Hollister City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council votes to close San Benito Street for outdoor dining

Closure will allow restaurants to use space to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 15 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Sixty confirmed cases since February, five active, 53 recovered; 2020 Census deadline extended to Oct. 31; Community partners to hold May 22 food drive in San Juan Bautista.

Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista considers using Third Street for outdoor dining

Main thoroughfare could become a temporary one-way street, allowing restaurants and businesses to use curbside space.

Photo provided by Kollin Kosmicki.


San Juan Bautista food drive announced

Community partners will distribute boxes with up to four days of food to interested local residents.

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


Constellation of the Month: The Little Dipper

David Baumgartner writes about Ursa Minor, a constellation that includes the North Star.

Alex Esquivel at Lucky's. Esquivel is also a graphic artist. He was a fall 2019 intern in graphic art and continues to produce graphics for BenitoLink on a freelance basis while he continues his studies. Photo courtesy of Marisa Duran.

San Benito Lifestyle

Photography exhibit honors essential workers

Hollister photographer Marisa Duran teams up with San Benito Arts Council to display her work in a unique way.