Spring has Sprung

Gardens in Hollister are in full bloom. BenitoLink highlights one that is worth savoring.

Wild Cow Milking Contest


Rodeo Just Around the Corner!

The San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo is coming up in June!

Ian Mitchell-Innes explains grazing concepts at drought management workshop held at Paicines Ranch.


Mob Grazers in Paicines

"Our problem is the relationship with government. People who have nothing to do with the land are dictating what we should do with it."

John Smith Road with proposed Resource Recovery Park acreage to right of fenceline. Hubbell family property is where cattle graze just beyond.

Government / Politics

Resource Recovery Park Still Hot Topic

Community isn't convinced County's location for Recovery Park site makes sense.

John Smith Road with landfill to left and proposed resource site to the right of road.

Know Your Dump

In addition to serving local communities, John Smith Landfill has taken in trash from other communities since 1992. How much do you really know about the landfill's past, present and future?

Resident deer at site of Proposed Resource Recovery Park

Government / Politics

Citizens Ask, Does It Make Cents?

At the public's request, the county released costs on the landfill expansion project.

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Paicines Ranch to Host First Annual Olive Festival in San Benito County

To learn more about it, call (831) 638-1188 or stop by San Benito Bene in downtown Hollister

1967 at the San Benito County Horse Show and Rode. Joe Frusetta on Popcorn.

Sports & Recreation

80 and Still Having Fun

From rough stock to roping, this annual event entertains all ages. The ranching community comes to town for the 80th anniversary of this unique event.

Charlotte seated with her mother, Frances Barrett.

Our County’s CattleWoman of the Year

Meet behind-the-scenes star of our CattleWomen's Association, Charlotte Cabral.

Lanning with the prize winning ram.

Sports & Recreation

Lanning Wins Two California Hunting Awards

Local hunter Kurt Lanning goes on a hunt of a lifetime and bags a few awards.

Developing a relationship between the Pinnacles Park and the surrounding community was a goal of camp founder, Paula Grace


Camp Pinnacles Returns to the Park

Students will enjoy another season at Camp Pinnacles.

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Rural Rounds

K-8th grade students from area rural schools came together for a performance at Bolado Park.