File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police & Fire

Police Arrest a man for battery and burglary

Suspect attempted to take equipment.

Photo provided by Roy Zarate with Hollister Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Health

Seventh-day Adventist Church hosts third annual free health clinic

Dental work, medical screenings and eye care available.

Mission San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Arts & Entertainment

El Teatro Campesino halts holiday shows at Mission San Juan Bautista

Performances of "La Pastorela" to be held at ETC playhouse this winter.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Events

Congressman Jimmy Panetta to speak at San Benito Health Foundation ceremony

Changes to the facility include solar panels, LED lights and an ethanol-fueled generator.

Kathy Schipper (center), Heidi Connor, and Zack Shubkagel (to her right) with Schipper Design talk about Creatives for Community with BenitoLink board members (clockwise) Deane Judd (foreground right), Lois Locci, Karminder Brown, Robert Marden, and Rohit Sharma. Not shown: BenitoLink board member Raul Céja. Photo by Jessica Willis.

Nonprofits

Local marketing and design agency helps nonprofits

BenitoLink receives Schipper Design Creatives for Community grant and will share its new look in coming weeks.

Buddy, a three-month old puppy, is now recovering after a night with the vet and is now with Animal Care Services. Photo provided by Hollister Police Department.

Police & Fire

Hollister Police arrest man on animal cruelty charge

Police say three-month old dog picked up and thrown to the ground during argument.

Transportation

Some road work limited during Monterey Car Week

Caltrans says drivers should plan for heavy traffic on area highways.

Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-speed rail meeting in Gilroy rescheduled

Open house to take place on Aug. 22.

Groundwater profile. Image provided by Shawn Novack.

Land Use

Groundwater plan is moving along

The North San Benito Basin has been classified as a medium-priority basin.

Photos courtesy of High Speed Rail Administration.

Transportation

High-speed rail meeting in Gilroy postponed

New date to be determined.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors learn about nature and the environment during the Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend on July 13-14. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast hike state parks

Scouts Love State Parks weekend gets local girls outdoors.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police & Fire

Hollister Police and Fire respond to gas leak

Police say a construction crew broke a two-inch natural gas line at the corner of Jan Avenue and Chaparral Court.

BenitoLink intern Francisco Romero (Center) with other Emma Bowen Fellows at the opening night of the 2019 Emma Bowen Foundation Annual Summer Conference in New York City. Photo Provided by Jules Shapiro, INN Director of Communications and Marketing.

Nonprofits

BenitoLink welcomes Emma Bowen fellow

Francisco Romero joins team to work on web development.

State Senator Anna Caballero. Photo provided by the Office of Anna Caballero.

News

State Senator Anna Caballero issues statement on Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

"We must get serious about addressing gun violence in this country, if we want to avoid another tragedy like this," Caballero said.

Gilroy community members hold up candles at a July 29 vigil for the victims of the Garlic Festival Shooting. Photo by Nicholas Preciado.

News

Upcoming vigils for Garlic Festival shooting victims

Family Assistance Center also available for grief counseling, emotional support and other services.