Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Science

Constellation of the Month: Cassiopeia

David Baumgartner writes about Cassiopeia and what to look for in December.

John and Diane Chadwell have been riding for decades and experienced their first serious accident Dec. 10. Their helmets are credited with saving their lives. Photo by John Chadwell.

Health / Fitness

BenitoLink reporter and wife involved in bicycle accident

John Chadwell shares what he recalls of the experience.

Photos provided by the San Benito County Free Library.

Business

San Benito County Free Library hosts Holiday Chamber Mixer

The evening was rounded out with a lively Ugly Sweater Contest and White Elephant-style wine bottle exchange.

Mauricio Samano with Adam Luna. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

Mauricio Samano’s journey from Mexico to ‘La Pastorela’

El Teatro Campesino performer recalls his coming of age.

Santa greets an enthusiastic child. Photo provided by Community Services and Workforce Development.

Children and Youth

28th annual Family Winter Shelter Holiday Toy Drive

This year, CSWD has partnered with Grillin and Chillin Alehouse and Ohana Shave Ice to collect unwrapped gifts to provide at the holiday party.

SBHS Midfielder Adrian Maldonado controls the ball between two Greenfield players near the sideline. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Sports & Recreation

Boys soccer team score draw in rainy home opener

Balers’ Wilbert Casaca helped with fives saves.

Donated items at the 2019 KSBW Share Your Holiday drive. The local event was held at the Heritage Bank in Hollister. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

Nonprofits

‘Share Your Holiday’ benefits Salvation Army

Heritage Bank in Hollister hosts annual KSBW holiday donation drive.

Photo provided by the San Benito County Free Library.

Children and Youth

Santa Claus visits the San Benito County Free Library

Patrons made holiday crafts, watched holiday movies, took pictures with holiday props at the library's new 'Selfie Station' and listened to festive music while waiting for their turn to meet Santa.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Environment / Nature

Free admission to Monterey Bay Aquarium for San Benito County residents

Community Open House running now through Dec. 15.

Diane Diaz Hopkins Insurance Team and CASA Staff. Photo provided by CASA.

Children and Youth

Cozy for Christmas

Pajama drive provides warmth and comfort for foster children from San Benito County.

Ritmo Latino dance team takes a picture holding their posters. Photo by Malia Chang.

Schools & Education

Students lead parade during SBHS Homecoming

Classes and clubs display school spirit with floats and signs.

The Rotary Club of Hollister recognized four SBHS students: Ella Shara Pascua, Kayden Rhodabarger, Kayla Sanchez and Abel Macias. Photo provided by Rotary Club of Hollister.

Schools & Education

Rotary Club of Hollister recognizes SBHS students

This is the 15th year the club has celebrated those in the Student of the Month program.

Kinan Valdez, La Pastorela Rehearsal in 2019. Photos by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

Kinan Valdez brings Teatro tradition to a new setting

‘La Pastorela’ director talks about re-staging the Christmas play.

Photos courtesy of Catalina Lemos.

Schools & Education

San Benito High School’s canned food drive benefits Community FoodBank

Nearly 4,700 items donated.

Photos provided by Rotary Club of Hollister.

Sports & Recreation

Mission 10 Race returns in early 2020

37th annual event kicks off Jan. 25.