Photo of gray wolf OR-93 taken in Oregon after waking up from sedation. Photo courtesy of Austin Smith, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

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Grey Wolf that passed through San Benito County found dead

OR93 was found near a frontage road near Lebec in Kern County.

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San Benito County issues frost advisory

Advisory in effect until until 9 a.m. Nov. 24. It was extended to Nov. 25 between 3 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Paicines Ranch Farm and Livestock Manager, Martha Skelley, with her flock. Photo by Alicia Arcidiacono.


San Benito Agricultural Land Trust encourages residents to support local farmers and ranchers

SBALT writes about options residents have to support local businesses for Thanksgiving.

Dr. George Gellert. Photo courtesy of San Benito County.


Public health officer provides COVID-19 update

Dr. George Gellert addresses vaccinations, boosters, home COVID-19 tests and provides holiday safety recommendations .

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Non-denominational chapel opens at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital

Funding for the chapel was donated by the hospital board chair Jeri Hernandez in memory of her husband Ismael, who died of cancer in 2017.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.


Public meetings for the week of Nov. 22

Hollister School District, Board of Supervisors and Aromas Water District to meet this week.

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Hollister Highway 25 roadwork to continue through Nov. 24

Travelers can expect delays of up to 20 minutes.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: Supervisors oppose redistricting of county with Santa Clara County

The county writes that it has had a long history of collaboration with its coastal partners.

Kids get exercise during a health and fitness lesson at the Emergency Pop Up Camp hosted by the YMCA of San Benito County. Photos provided by YMCA.

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San Benito County YMCA to hold camps for kids during Thanksgiving break

Break camps will be held from Nov. 22-24.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of Nov. 19 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,587 people tested positive, 70 are active patients, 7,440 have recovered and 77 have died.

Hollister Police Department vehicle. BenitoLink photo

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Police arrest Hollister man in a sexual assault case

74-year-old man involved in Little League during the 1990s and 2000s, is alleged to have committed the crimes.

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San Benito County native Rick Rivas appointed to the California Coastal Commission

His appointment is effective immediately.

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Hollister man and two others charged with fraud

Scheme is alleged to have taken place during the 2016 general election.

Photo courtesy of PG&E.

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PG&E warns customers of potential utility payment scams

About 20 scam attempts have been reported in Hollister in the past three months.

Farm to Table Salad Course. Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

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Arts Council announces Pick-Up Dinner Benefit for the Arts event

Farm-to-your table event set for Dec. 3.