Scholarship winners being honored at the Latino Generation Scholarship Program award ceremony. Photo by Juliana Luna.

Education / Schools

San Benito County students receive over $340K in scholarships

151 in the class of ’22 are awarded money for college.

Lisa Marquez talking about her son. Photo by Juliana Luna.


Mothers speak out on lack of fentanyl awareness

Informational booths offer resources to families and passersby at Hollister event.

Art & Culture

Santana Ranch class of 2022 leaves its mark on the school

A mural by students and teachers is partially complete.

Trical facility behind the trees along Highway 25. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Backers of TriCal buffer zone submit signed petitions

San Benito County Elections Office has 30 days to verify signatures.

Schools & Education

Gavilan graduate talks about returning to school

Guillermina Guillen refused to give up. She now encourages other parents to pursue their education.

San Juan School students pose with the lumber. Photo by Jayne Ferreira.

Schools & Education

San Juan Bautista students learning to save pollinators

By creating garden beds with native plants, they aim to boost the monarch butterfly population.

Photo by Leila Sadeghian.


Water pipe leak leads to San Benito Street closure

Road repairs are expected to be completed May 25.

2021 health fair. Photo courtesy of Paula Bonilla.


Southside school holds Health Fair for migrant workers’ families

Twenty-seven local organizations representing youth activities, food assistance, health care, employment and law enforcement participated in the event.

From left: Rolan Resendiz and Mindy Sotelo. Photos provided by candidates. Infographic by Alex Esquivel.

Government / Politics

Primary Election 2022: San Benito County Board of Supervisors District 3

Three candidates are running for the seat that serves southwest Hollister.

LULAC Young Adults. Picture by Raul Flores.


Local LULAC marks 35th anniversary on Cinco de Mayo

18 San Benito County leaders and institutions recognized for their support of the activist group.

Ignacio Hurtado Vargas carried his tribute to Cesar Chavez during the march. Photo by Juliana Luna.


Celebrating Cesar Chavez

Residents march in honor of the farm labor leader’s legacy.

Kayla Salazar in her Girls Inc. uniform. Photo provided.

Schools & Education

SBHS junior receives $5K scholarship

Kayla Salazar will use the gift for college expenses.

The Addams Family cast. Photo by Annette Dickson.

Art & Culture

‘The Addams Family’ hits the San Benito High stage

Live theater is back at school after pausing for the pandemic.

Photo by Juliana Luna.


San Benito residents rally in support of Ukraine

Passersby honk and salute their approval.

Growing Hearts gardening courses. Photo by Juliana Luna.


Gardening courses continue at Vista Park Hill

Growing Hearts Garden Center carries on its outdoor classes with hands-on activities.