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Chicken in San Benito County tests positive for West Nile Virus

For the first time since 2013, a chicken has tested positive for West Nile Virus

26 local nonprofits were given funding for specific, targeted programs that satisfy United Way's goals.


United Way invests in San Benito

United Way Sticks with Long-Time Programs and Takes on a Few New Ones

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Excessive heat prompts warnings; opening of cooling center in Hollister

Excessive Heat Warning in place through the Labor Day holiday weekend


United Way to celebrate grant allocations

The 26 allocations will help organizations focusing on youth, families and health

The Full Monty. Levy captured the two minute, awe inspiring experience of "Totality".  Paul Levy Photo

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Can’t Eclipse This

Missed "Totality"? Hollister resident Paul Levy ventured out and brought the eclipse home for our readers


Watching the eclipse in the ‘totality zone’

BenitoLink's Leslie David joins other skywatchers to see Monday's total eclipse in Wyoming

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Panetta announces Hollister town hall meeting

Congressman invites the public to a community meeting on Aug. 22

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Pillsbury finds his Eden at former Pietra Santa

Mystery man behind Eden Rift winery shares his vision

And the winner is....the black hat is still most popular.


The Hat Says It All

It's horse show weekend and BenitoLink looks into the subtleties of the cowboy hat

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Saddle Horse Show Parade in the works for 2018

Dropped in 2017, the parade is set to return next year, organized by production company

Painting of a cowboy laying out the Figure 8, by Tom Medeiros, a past Bolado Park Manager and Saddle Horse Show Manager.


Figure-8 Roping is unique to San Benito County

Rodeo aficionados love the Figure-8 because it's challenging and authentic

California's Pro Rodeo athletes will perform at the San Benito County Horse Show and Rodeo. John Chadwell Photo

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Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo starts June 23

Bolado Park Fairgrounds to host 84th annual event through June 25

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Children and Youth

Hazel Hawkins employees raise over $14K for United Way

85 hospital employees teamed up to make a difference with United Way

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“Garth Guy” performs Saturday night in Hollister

Rodeo queen will be introduced at Guerra Vineyard concert in Hollister

Miss San Benito Rodeo 2016, Audrey Liddle, hands over the reins this weekend to the 2017 winner.


Rodeo queen to be named Saturday

One of four horsewomen from San Benito County will be selected to represent the county