Ramona Koch from Paicines on Angel

Art & Culture

Dressing up downtown Hollister for Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo

Sacred Heart students get downtown Hollister ready for Horse Show Days

Colton Haaker

Sports & Recreation

Haaker fights it out at X-Games

San Benito County's Haaker competes in Enduro Cross at the X-Games

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Sports & Recreation

Haaker Takes Vegas

San Benito High School grad and Tres Pinos native Colton Haaker wins major motorcyle race in Las Vegas

New Chamber of Commerce member Peter Spurzem.

Business / Economy

Rejuventated Chamber Adds Members

SBC Chamber of Commerce adds three new members.

Godoy (center left) helps young parents with baby items.

Children and Youth

She’s Flying Now

Anaid Godoy knows first-hand the challenge of being a young mother.

Goats graze pastures at a Tres Pinos farm. 2013 Photo courtesy Jane Hulme.


Tres Pinos Dairy Gains Certification

Small raw milk goat dairy gets certified after long struggle

Henriques tells her story about parenting, addiction and building a new life.

Children and Youth

Versions of Motherhood: parenting through drug and alcohol addiction

Short film details local woman's quest to overcome addiction and help others do the same

Henriques spent decades fighting substance abuse and trying to keep her family together.

Children and Youth

Breaking the Grip of Addiction

Christine Henriques provides counseling to singles and parents who are dealing with addiction, domestic violence or other mental health related issues.


Business / Economy

12 Days, Lots of Giving

Non-Profits providing community essentials have banner holiday season

Gina Castaneda, a Probation Officer from Watsonville spoke.


Women’s summit encourages the “championing” of others

Speaker Gina Castaneda gets standing ovation at sold-out event.

Merchant Race

Children and Youth

What a Weekend!

BenitoLink has Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo Results

Luis Burguillo (left) and Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazguez

Government / Politics

Surveillance: At what price?

Gavilan College student Luis Burguillo decided to take on the topic of surveillance for a student video project. In this article, we share questions he posed and his interview with Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Hollister Councilman Ray Friend.

John Smith Road Landfill

Government / Politics

Talking Trash at the Supes’ Meeting

Presentation will help explain plans for the John Smith Landfill

Bailee Nelson, Miss San Benito County Rodeo 2014 (at left) with Annie Tobias, the 2013 queen.

Sports & Recreation

Nelson is Miss San Benito Rodeo 2014

Bailee Nelson wins Miss San Benito County Rodeo 2014

Government / Politics

Don’t Miss District 4 Candidates!

Candidate's Forum Wednesday Night