Column

Searching the Sky: Constellation of the month- Cetus and its Variable Star

A variable star is, quite simply, a star that changes brightness.

Sheriff Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Sheriff’s Briefing – Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Mistakes

Sheriff-Coroner Eric Taylor writes about the rift between the public and law enforcement and the importance of safe policing.

Commentary

COMMENTARY: “New Day’s Lyric” 

BenitoLink reader Jennifer Coile shares Gorman's poem as 2022 begins.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Column

Searching the Sky: Is anyone out there?

Baumgartner typically sets his own topics in his Searching the Sky series, but in this case, this subject was a special new year request made by BenitoLink Executive Director, Leslie David

County Office Building on Fifth Street in Hollister, which houses the San Benito County Elections Office. Photo by Leslie David.

Commentary

COMMENTARY: Clerk-Recorder offices to remain open during holiday season

Francisco Diaz, Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, writes why the offices are only closed on Dec. 24 and 31.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Column

Constellation of the Month: the Christmas tree

David Baumgartner writes that many stars—and some imagination—can be used for locating a bright holiday light.

Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: End of an era for Chamberlain’s Youth Services

Agency to cease operations of its STRTP program as of Dec. 31.

Sheriff Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

Column

COLUMN: Sheriff’s Briefing—We are sorry for your loss

Sheriff-Coroner Eric Taylor writes about how his office handles death cases and the importance of it to our community.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Don’t let COVID steal your joy

Randy Logue writes that people should enjoy the holidays while respecting individuals who have different views.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Column

Searching the Sky: Just two obstacles between me and space travel

David Baumgartner writes about a lifelong dream.

Supervisorial Districts. Image courtesy of county website.

Column

COLUMN: What is redistricting and why is it Important?

Francisco Diaz, Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, writes about the importance of community involvement in the supervisorial redistricting process.

So long, Deane.

BL Acknowledgement

BL Acknowledgement: Deane Judd was a man of honor and truth

BenitoLink Board of Directors recount his impact on the news organization and community.

Paicines Ranch Farm and Livestock Manager, Martha Skelley, with her flock. Photo by Alicia Arcidiacono.

Column

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust encourages residents to support local farmers and ranchers

SBALT writes about options residents have to support local businesses for Thanksgiving.

Rancho Santana School. Photo courtesy of the Hollister School District.

Commentary

COMMENTARY: Rancho Santana School principal reflects on first semester

The Hollister School District writes that the approach to the new school is based on lessons learned from remote online learning.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: Supervisors oppose redistricting of county with Santa Clara County

The county writes that it has had a long history of collaboration with its coastal partners.