San Benito County Superior Court. File photo by Noe Magaña.

News

35 retirees sue county, judge halts it pending first lawsuit

Judge says both cases 'sufficiently similar.' Former supervisors and sheriff are among the plaintiffs.

Link Crew Leaders take their group of freshman around the different parts campus and show them where their classes are located. Photo by Julia Hicks.

Schools & Education

SBHS holds in-person orientation for students

Link Crew hosts freshman gathering to start the new school year.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

Assembly member Rivas holds broadband town hall

State representatives and area leaders push for more internet access and greater competition among providers.

Alec Garcia was also team captain of the boys volleyball team, which made it all the way to the CCS prelims this year.

Features

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Alec Garcia

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Adam Kalstrom running down the field during his last home game against Pacific Grove high school. Photo courtesy of Julia Hicks.

Features

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Adam Kalstrom

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Ramon Duran running the 110m hurdles during his track meet at Christopher High School. Photo curtesy of Julia Hicks.

Schools & Education

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Ramon Duran

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Schools & Education

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Victoria De Sousa

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Sofia Lemos cheering at a home football game. Photo courtesy of Sofia Lemos.

Schools & Education

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Sofia Lemos

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Football captain Joseph Dickerson at his final football game against Palma High School. Photo courtesy of Julia Hicks.

Features

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Joseph Dickerson

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Ridgemark resident Lionel Brooks teaches his grandson Zaden how to play golf. Photo by Julia Hicks.

Sports & Recreation

Golfers teeing up at local courses during pandemic

San Juan Oaks and Ridgemark see more players as people look for outdoor activity.

Kenneth Moore (#902) prepares for the gates to open and the bull to be released. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Moore.

Sports & Recreation

Three Hollister teens represent California at national rodeo finals

Kenneth Moore and Tucker and Jake Bourdet reflect on their time in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Stadium at San Benito High School. Photo by Julia Hicks.

Sports & Recreation

SBHS football returns to practice, then packs it back in

Sports programs stop all activities and receive revamped sport schedules following county’s inclusion on state COVID-19 monitoring list.

Stuff the Bus, put on by United Way of San Benito County. File Photo.

Nonprofits

Nonprofits roundtable tells of working through COVID-19

Leaders discuss plans for continuing delivery of services.

San Benito High senior Nicolas Skardoutos, who is going to University of La Verne to play baseball, practicing in his backyard. Photo provided.

Schools & Education

Balers respond to COVID-19

San Benito High School students share how they are affected during the pandemic.