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Business / Economy

Smooooth Dinner Jazz at Mangia Italian Kitchen Thursdays

Hollister neighborhood restaurant Mangia provides atmosphere, prime rib and mood lifting jazz on Thursday nights.

Jennifer Hirsch shovels trash with another volunteer along the banks of the San Benito River.  Photo by Leslie David

San Benito Lifestyle

Friends of San Benito River Group Plans Second Work Day

An all volunteer group has been putting time into cleaning up trash along San Benito River in the Hollister area. They plan to meet again on Saturday, March 31

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17 minutes of silence lapses as students sit on the steps of San Benito High School Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David

Children and Youth

San Benito High students quietly protest gun violence on school campuses

75 students gather to show their concern for a national problem

Stacie McGrady, Nathanael Lierly and Jennifer Hersh unload trash from the river into a dumpster provided by RJR Recycling.

Housing / Land Use

San Benito River gets big help from its friends

A small group decides to face the accumulation of trash along the San Benito River head-on.

Paine's conference room was full as guests listened to local Mariachi Juvenil performers.

Art & Culture

SB Arts Council launches Arts Now

With new energy, the Arts Council partners with California Alliance for the Arts to pursue a long-held dream; solidifying a place for the arts in public education

Judges listen to pitch in 2017 competition. Leslie David photo

Business / Economy

Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Gears Up for 2018 Competition

San Benito business startups are encouraged to check out the opportunity, attend workshops and apply- applications are due March 12

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Police / Fire

Hollister Police seek information on assault

Hollister Police Department have identified the approximate date and time a crime occurred and are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect.

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Here’s to 2018!

Community support for local news and investigative reporting has reached an all time high during this fall's Pledge of Champions Campaign. That means an exciting year ahead for local in-depth journalism.

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Congratulations, you did it! Your donations have surpassed our Pledge of Champions $38,000 goal.

Thanks to you, BenitoLink reached its full match goal of $38,000! Donations of all sizes have come in, making it the most successful Pledge of Champions campaign yet.

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San Benito Lifestyle

BenitoLink moves in on $38,000 goal!

So far, the community has donated $37,500 to support BenitoLink's full match up to $38,000.

Cupertino Electric Senior Vice-president Bruce Baxter (left) and Lori Arnold with CASA surrounded by backpacks.

Children and Youth

A local family disrupts tradition with a new kind of Christmas

Cupertino Electric VP Bruce Baxter's family put some thought into it and made their own Christmas memory.

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We’re reaching our goal!

Thanks to you, our community members who value high quality and in-depth news and information, BenitoLink starts closing in on its goal of $38,000!

Martha Metzger was a professional singer who performed in the United States and abroad.

Art & Culture

Metzger Scholarship applications available

Applications can be picked up at San Benito County high schools. Deadline to turn in to schools is Friday, March 2, 2018.

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Pledge of Champions is made of individuals like you

Community members let us know that they appreciate what BenitoLink brings to the community.

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Police / Fire

Coffee with a Cop comes to Hollister

Hollister-Gilroy CHP invites community members to an open conversation about increased traffic on local roadways and other topics of interest.