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San Juan School. File photo.

Education

Aromas, San Juan schools let out early

Gas leak and power outage on the first day of school.

Attendees tour the new classroom after the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education

Chamberlain’s opens new classroom

Keith Thompson Non-Public School serves students with complex needs.


Sumo Camp members on the last day. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Sports

Former city councilman hosts backyard sumo wrestling summer camp

Roy Sims and the national team prepare for world championship in Japan.

SBHS Superintendent Shawn Tennenbaum said he wanted an opportunity for the district to share with Benitolink as much about the investigation as possible. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education

SBHS superintendent discusses claims of inappropriate behavior in special ed class

Parents have heard allegations of nude photos, a porn video, foul language and bullying, and school administrators say they can't share what actually occurred.

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Martin Carver speaks during the housing element workshop at the community center. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Land Use

SJB housing element workshop narrows down potential sites for rezoning

Attendees favor vacant lot behind Valero gas station.

Professors and teaching assistants introduce students to 8th grade algebra. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Ten years of algebra excellence

Middle schoolers learn from professors and develop teamwork skills at weeklong Algebra Academy.

Neil Kitchens and Robert Rivas at the Oct. 18, 2018 election forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau and Youth Alliance. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Local Politics

Former Assembly candidate faces election fraud charges

Neil Kitchens denied using an address outside of the district during his campaign.



Mission San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Arts & Entertainment

El Teatro Campesino halts holiday shows at Mission San Juan Bautista

Performances of "La Pastorela" to be held at ETC playhouse this winter.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Events

Congressman Jimmy Panetta to speak at San Benito Health Foundation ceremony

Changes to the facility include solar panels, LED lights and an ethanol-fueled generator.

Kathy Schipper (center), Heidi Connor, and Zack Shubkagel (to her right) with Schipper Design talk about Creatives for Community with BenitoLink board members (clockwise) Deane Judd (foreground right), Lois Locci, Karminder Brown, Robert Marden, and Rohit Sharma. Not shown: BenitoLink board member Raul Céja. Photo by Jessica Willis.

Nonprofits

Local marketing and design agency helps nonprofits

BenitoLink receives Schipper Design Creatives for Community grant and will share its new look in coming weeks.


Marisa Villegas stated, "It’s always so exciting to hear about athletes from your hometown do big things." Photo courtesy of Marisa Villegas.

Sports

San Benito County cheers as local athlete enters MLB

Haybaler alum Conner Menez made his SF Giants debut July 21.

The annual golf tournament and dinner party takes place at San Juan Oaks Golf Course in Hollister. Photo courtesy of the Kelly Freitas Memorial Endowment.

Recreation & Sports

Ninth annual Kelly Freitas Memorial Golf Tournament coming in July

Proceeds benefit endowment providing scholarships for local students.

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Sports

Baler volleyball keeps swinging

Despite a loss in the opening round of the CCS playoffs, the league champion San Benito High School's girls' volleyball team advances to the NorCal playoffs


County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.

Transportation

San Benito County Express offers free days on Fixed Route and Intercounty rides

If enough passengers ride on the free service days, County Express will be eligible to apply for the same grant in the upcoming year to offer the free rides once again.

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Health

Finding mental health services in San Benito County

In the wake of recent violence, a look at community resources.

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Our Economy

San Benito County Workforce Development Board offers new job website

New site highlights workforce services like on the job training, youth employment and business support services.

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