San Benito County Board of Supervisors during the May 25 meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.


San Benito County supervisors approve first reading to raise their salary to $83k

Term limits and the hiring of assistants are also under discussion.

Sal Felice at the driving range he has at home. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Hollister golfer qualifies for U.S. Senior Open Championship

Sal Felice will travel to Omaha in June to compete with 155 other golfers.

Charolais cattle grazing SBALT’s Rancho Larios Open Space. Photo provided.

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San Benito Agricultural Land Trust applies for national accreditation

The public comment period regarding the application is open until July 9.

The mayor claims council members can speak to developers in their districts, but the ordinance says they can't. Photo by John Chadwell.


Critics say new Hollister ordinance is an attack on free speech

Mayor wins vote requiring developers, real estate agents and lobbyists to present their projects at public meetings rather than discuss them in private with council members. A BenitoLink investigation finds the ordinance is misleading as written and possibly unenforceable.