Nicholas Preciado in the BenitoLink office. Photo by Leslie David


Nick Preciado takes new position at San Jose Spotlight

As a new Content Manager with reporting experience, Nick grew with BenitoLink and pushed his job description to its outer limits.

BenitoLink reporters, staff, interns and board members. Photo compilation by Robert Eliason


Stronger Together: the key to successful local news

Your support of BenitoLink can make a huge difference when it comes to how many stories a day we can cover and how deep we can go with our reporting.

Michael Anderson and Leslie Schatz with Anderson Homes prepared checks from their 2020 Giving Back Starts at Home campaign. Photo courtesy of Anderson Homes.


Anderson Homes helps nonprofits serve through COVID-19

Third year of 'Giving Back Starts at Home' promotion gave a combined $7,500 to five San Benito nonprofits.


Our best Pledge of Champions yet

Thanks to generous matching opportunities from our major donors and the Institute of Nonprofit News, BenitoLink's annual fundraiser reached over $90,000!


Pledge donations keep climbing!

BenitoLink Champions have made modest, monthly and larger donations putting latest count at an incredible $37,488!!


Local news matters

BenitoLink is within reach of our full $40K matching opportunity, with all donations doubled until midnight on Dec. 31. Pledge results will set the path for our reporting capabilities in 2021.


Donors blow past 30K mark!

As the last 24 Hrs. of Pledge of Champions approaches, residents continue to show their interest in San Benito's own local, nonprofit news.


Champions push Pledge over $25K

Donate to BenitoLink's Pledge of Champions fundraising campaign before the end of the year and your gift will be doubled.


Local News: It’s up to us

BenitoLink's annual fundraiser has reached just under $20K in community donations. Pledges will be matched up to Dec. 31.


Overcoming 2020 by building for the future

BenitoLink's fall Pledge of Champions fundraiser sets the stage for the coming year.

BenitoLink's board, staff and reporters meet for their annual retreat in early 2020. Photo by Leslie David.


Forget Giving Tuesday, let’s call it Giving NewsDay

Local news needs community members who care enough about what is going on to pay for it. BenitoLink is fortunate to have supporters who will do this.

Francisco Romero (foreground) came to BenitoLink as an intern in 2019. BenitoLink file photo.


BenitoLink Inclusionx intern seizes opportunity

Francisco Romero is one of many BenitoLink interns who got on-the-job experience and is now poised for a successful career.


November Pledge of Champions supporters making impact

BenitoLink readers have donated $10,535 in support of local nonprofit news.


BenitoLink is community news at its best

Pledge of Champions is a crucial part of the year for BenitoLink, when your donations set the path for our 2021 news-gathering.

George Rose Jr.won the Hackamore Class in 1964. Here he is accepting the award on Princess Nile. Photo courtesy Tammy Rose.


Down Memory Lane: Stars of the Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo

Recalling some of the well-known horses that have entertained crowds at Bolado Park.