Josh Tonascia with the Hollister FFA shows how to transplant tomato seedlings.


Farm Day Fascinates, Educates

Students from all over San Benito County learn about where their food comes from

Randall Horton at ARTspace in Hollister March 24

Art & Culture

Award-winning poet and author coming to Hollister

Horton to be at ARTspace in downtown Hollister on Thursday

Colton Haaker (center) celebrates his win in Madrid. Cody Webb on right and Jonny Walker (GB) on left.

Sports & Recreation

Haaker Wins World Endurocross Title in Madrid

Haaker, of Tres Pinos, wins the title while Cody Webb of Aromas earns vice champion designation

Benitoite is the blue stone embedded in the rock.

Business / Economy

Talking Rocks in San Juan Bautista

Jan's Rock Shop is hosting a lecture about how rocks can be used for healing

Sean and Fran Fitzharris, brew masters.


Brewery Twenty Five builds a following

Followers of the local brewery look forward to delivery day


Government / Politics

BenitoLink, Farm Bureau to Host Election Forums

Meet local candidates and learn about ballot measures in the upcoming primary election

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Business / Economy

De La Cruz’s Focus: Attracting Business and Industry

Incumbent county supervisor claims 'victory' after running unopposed

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Government / Politics

Two file for District 1 supervisorial seat

Mark Medina and Mark Starritt have filed for the seat currently held by Margie Barrios. The deadline to file is Wednesday, March 16

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Children and Youth

Bryan Stow to speak at Mission San Juan Bautista March 12

Fan injured outside Dodger Stadium will address bullying during talk on Saturday

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Panoche Inn the end spot for poker run

Barbeque this weekend at Panoche Inn is a chance to see this part of San Benito County with its Sunday clothes on.

San Benito County Grand Jury desk and storage area

Government / Politics

What is a county Grand Jury?

Citizens who serve on the jury play a role in government oversight

Bertha Briggs as a young woman.


LEGACY OF WOMEN: Bertha Johnson Briggs

One of San Benito county's first philanthropists was also actively involved with the Native Daughters of the Golden West

Dennis Lalor, South County Housing in Morgan Hill

Business / Economy

The ‘How’ in Better Housing

The challenge of providing affordable housing in San Benito County was the focus of the recent Chamber of Commerce 'Lunch With Leaders'

Local artists created a mural near Park Hill over the weekend. Photos by Laura Romero

Art & Culture

Mural in an instant near Park Hill

Local artists create Park Hill-themed mural

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Business / Economy

Hollister opthalmologist to moderate at national LULAC conference

Sharma will be in Washington, D.C. to lead panel discussion on Affordable Care Act