Trucks backed-up, waiting to return to Hwy 156 as they use backroads to cross county.

Hwy 156 road paving continues into week of Oct 23 through Oct 26

Delays expected. Traffic will be slow from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. between San Juan Bautista and Hollister, Monday Oct. 23 through Thursday Oct. 27

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Hollister Councilman Gillio announces candidacy for Supervisor Dist. 4

If elected, Gillio would represent District 4, which covers a vast area from Cielo Vista in Hollister all the way to the outlying communities of New Idria and Bitterwater.

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Children and Youth

Homecoming in Hollister

Homecoming parade was held Thursday Oct. 19, with floats, cars, robots and students filling San Benito St. in Hollister

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Police & Fire

Man arrested after road rage and gun brandishing

HPD report says Road Rage and Gun Brandishing lead to arrest of man with children and family members in car

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Children and Youth

United Way Gala Oct. 20

United Way Gala sets the stage for 12 Days of Giving

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Teknova

BenitoLink sponsors help keep news and information available to our community. With this new feature, we honor the folks who help keep San Benito County residents well-informed

Mary Damm, representing United Way of San Benito County presents BenitoLink executive director with a check for Millennial Producer Program.

Children and Youth

SBC United Way Supports BenitoLink’s Millennial News Producer Program

BenitoLink, San Benito County’s nonprofit news, is one of 25 lucky grant recipients recently announced by the United Way of San Benito County.

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Nonprofits

BenitoLink Sets Aside an Evening Just to Say “Thank You”

Almost two years old as an independent non-profit news site, BenitoLink puts on a get-together for its sponsors, donors and supporters just to say "Thank you".

Huston Harbert, All Round Reserve for 8 and under (left) and Gage Holzum, All Round for 8 and under (right). Photo Courtesy Jennifer Holzum.

Agriculture

Life at the Junior Rodeo

Competition means a long day and stiff competition for an eight year old at the San Benito County Junior Rodeo.

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San Benito Lifestyle

Gavilan Football players: From high expectations to sad ending

Gavilan College football players find housing in Hollister, then are sent home for breaking recruitment restrictions.

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Business / Economy

West Hills Water Treatment Plant Online Ahead of Schedule

Consumers will have higher quality drinking water and the taste of the water will improve.

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Nonprofits

BenitoLink receives $10,000 Grant from Community Foundation for SBC

As BenitoLink looks ahead to its fall donor campaign, the Community Foundation for San Benito County gives a big show of support for local news and information with a substantial grant

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Children and Youth

Brief “Shelter in Place” at San Benito High School

According to Hollister Police Department, San Benito High School students were kept in locked classrooms for just over 15 minutes.

Local residents march for immigration reform in 2013.

Children and Youth

Politicians comment on upcoming reform of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Caballero calls DACA a "promise made and one that should not be broken"

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San Benito Lifestyle

Onward! BenitoLink Marches Forward

The BenitoLink team looks back at progress made and an expanding staff.