News Release

Community FoodBank of San Benito partakes in ‘Everyone to the Table’ campaign

Campaign aims to raise awareness of the ongoing hunger crisis in California.

December 17, 2019. Louisville, Kentucky. Hero Care Call Center. Photo by Bill Wine/American Red Cross

News Release

Red Cross Receives Community Impact Grant

The $10,000 grant will assist the Red Cross in rolling out a new software platform called RC Care to increase efficiency in services delivered in response to disasters big and small.

Community Foundation for San Benito County board members meet monthly. Photo by Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Community Foundation and United Way announce Covid-19 Grant Awards

Twenty-seven local nonprofits were awarded $415,000 in government grant funding.

Community Foundation for San Benito County. Photo Leslie David

News

Community Foundation grant will improve community awareness about news provider, BenitoLink

Each year, an expanding force of local nonprofits are eligible and apply for Community Foundation for San Benito County community impact grants.

Rebecca and Jose Salinas. Photo by Robert Eliason.

BL Special Report

BL Special Report: Loneliness among seniors during COVID

Isolating to stay safe makes a difficult problem worse.

File Photo: Jack Kirk, Sr. of Hollister and Stephanie Shoquist of Gilroy use a radio during ARRL Field Day. Photo courtesy of Heatherly Takeuchi.

Commentary

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Amateur radio takes part in emergency test

Simulation included a power outage for several days.

Photo provided by UCCE.

Nonprofits

Central Coast Prescribed Burn Association receives a new Cal Fire grant

Funds will enable the tri-county group to expand operations.

VFW Honor Guard member lays wreath during the 2020 Wreaths Across America ceremony. Photo by John Chadwell.

News Release

Wreaths Across America to host event for 20th anniversary of 9/11

This LIVE event will include stories from Gold Star families, veterans, first responders and their families, whose service, courage, and sacrifice will be honored.

San Benito County Fair. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Nonprofits

San Benito County Fair plans a three-day run- with a few restrictions

The deadline for competition entries is coming up on Sept 9.

Custom Pet Portrait by Nina Summer and pictures from Winder's lunch at Calera Wine Company from the 2020 auction.

News Release

San Benito Community Auction to be held this month

Over 135 packages from 31 nonprofit organizations available for the four-day event.

Alfred Diaz-Infante. Photo courtesy of KSBW.

News Release

Assemblymember Robert Rivas’ statement on the passing of Alfred Diaz-Infante

Rivas calls Diaz-Infante one of 'Monterey County’s finest leaders ever.'

Top Hatters racing. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Motorcyclists and bar owners compete on tricycles for charity

The Top Hatters hold their annual benefit for Hollister’s Emmaus House.

Community businesses and organizations participated in the celebration and resource fair. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

News

Celebration that counts

Youth Alliance distributes 500 burritos in celebration of census efforts.

Zeke Lopez at Bulldog Boxing Gym. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Hollister’s Bulldog Boxing Gym loses its home

After receiving an eviction notice, owner Zeke Lopez aims to find a new building.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative offering free training course

Course is designed for FS - Fire Service personnel