First day of 2023 Farmers' Market. Photo by Eden De Alba.


Hollister’s 2023 Farmers’ Market gets underway

Event runs weekly through Oct. 11.

Richard Perez (left) and Vince Luna (center) at a LULAC event. BenitoLink file photo.


San Benito County LULAC Council in conflict and limbo   

Founding member Mickey Luna says the ‘majority’ of members intend to leave and join the Latino Coalition of San Benito County. 

The Briggs Building in downtown Hollister, where Gavilan College offers courses. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Gavilan College to host international artist, creativity crusader

Events scheduled include lecture and workshop at the Briggs Building in Hollister.

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Laine.

News Release

Assemblyman Robert Rivas announces 29th District’s Woman of the Year

Jennifer Laine has served as the executive director of the San Benito County Arts Council for over 13 years and currently serves on the Board of Californians for the Arts.


Corissa King to run for Miss Rodeo California

County resident has held three titles leading up to this contest including Miss San Benito Rodeo in 2017.

Taylor Evans with her rabbits. Photo by Katie Evans.


The San Benito County Fair begins with two first-time winners

They recount challenges of raising animals and learning new skills.

2019 Hollister rally. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister council moves to seek voter input on biker rally

A nonbinding ballot measure will ask voters two questions about the event.

San Benito County Chamber of Commerce office in downtown Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

News Release

Savor San Benito Summer Market Series 2022 schedule set starting June

The event takes place on the first Sunday From June to September.

Chalk art by Heidi Jumper. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Integrated Waste Mangemant.

News Release

Earth Day event planned in San Juan Bautista

Event includes environmental education, recycling programs, awards, and fun, interactive activities for all ages.

2022 STEAM Expo. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Office of Education.

News Release

San Benito County Office of Education announces STEAM Expo winners

Five students are eligible to enter their science projects in the California State Science & Engineering Fair on April 12 in Los Angeles.

Bach to Blues 2019. Photo by Jan Janes.

News Release

Bach to Blues returns to in-person

The event will take place at the Gavilan College Theater in Gilroy on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. 

Noel Ugale (left) and Raul Escareno arrive at Valley View Park despite the cold and chance of sprinkles to lead a prayer in the park on March 5. Photo by Sean Roney.

San Benito Lifestyle

Prayer in the park expands to include Ukraine

Hollister street ministry aims to create unity locally as well as worldwide.

Wulfric Beornsson (left) defends against an attack from Countess Annora Raines while Sir Gregory Falconheart oversees the fight safety as marshal during the White Shield Tournament held in Bolado Park on March 5. Photo by Sean Roney.

Art & Culture

Armored fighters get medieval at Bolado Park

White Shield re-enactment tournament returns to San Benito County.

Patterson Emesibe with foster children. Photo courtesy of Patterson Emesibe.

Children and Youth

Be Bold, Be Heard: helping foster children voice their concerns

The San Benito County Behavioral Health Department program begins March 3.

From left: Jay, Elizabeth Cemeron and Andrew Coppin. Photo courtesy of Ranchbot marketing director Elizabeth Cameron.

San Benito Lifestyle

Rancher uses new remote water-monitoring technology

With San Benito County in Severe Drought status, John Eade says the information the Ranchbot provides is ‘priceless.’