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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.

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Government / Politics

Why should I pay for news?

Benitolink is nonprofit news fueled by its own community. Your support is what makes it all happen.

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BenitoLink is community-based news at its best

Pledge of Champions is off to a good start with community members getting behind their local news source. And that community spirit is what makes it all work.


Police / Fire

Update: Pedestrian killed on Highway 25, Nov. 9 is identified

Updated Information: Hollister Police Department identify victim of possible hit and run as Kathy Haro, 56. HPD requests information on the incident which occurred approx. 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9 on Highway 25 at Meridian in Hollister

Bernie Ramirez smiles for the camera as crews put up banners around town

San Benito Lifestyle

Hollister Banners: an effective reminder locals are serving our country today

Bernie Ramirez brought home an idea that helps remind Hollister residents that we have community members serving today

Terry (left) and Gary Carlisle were on hand to great customers visiting the newly renovated McDonald's.

Business / Economy

McDonald’s in Hollister reopens after huge upgrade 

It was a busy day inside the McDonald's restaurant at the north end of town. The owners were there sharing the day with customers.

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Government / Politics

BenitoLink gets $28,000 NewsMatch offer

NewsMatch, is "interested in informing the public and holding those in power accountable". It will provide an additional $28,000 in matching funds for Pledge of Champions Nov.1 kick-off

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.


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


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



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.