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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

Sheriff Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Constellation of the month: The River Eridanus

David Baumgartner writes about a long winding line of mostly faint stars.

The Swan Nebula. Photo by David Baumgartner.

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Searching the Sky: Planets not bashful at all this month

David Baumgartner writes that Venus, Pluto, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus are viewable this month.

Morning Briefing for Amateur Radio Operators on Carmel Valley route. Photo courtesy of Heatherly Takeuchi.

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COLUMN: Amateur radio operators provide a vital service for Life Time Sea Otter Classic

Amateur Radio Operators from San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Santa Clara counties provide a key bridge in communications for the Life Time Sea Otter Classic.

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COLUMN: Home ownership and keeping the American dream alive

Francisco Diaz writes about the self-help housing development and how that will make homeownership a reality for 24 families.

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Constellation of the month: The water constellations

David Baumgartner writes how to spot Aquarius, Piscis Austrinus and Pisces.

Image courtesy of the Economic Development Corporation of San Benito County.

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COMMUNITY COLUMN: EDC overhauls its website to attract new corporate growth

The Economic Development Corporation writes that it offers, tools, resources and information on incentive programs for businesses looking to relocate in San Benito County.