People walk around the Farmer's Market. Photo courtesy of Felicia Bisceglia, Farmers' Market manager.

Agriculture

Thousands attend first Farmer’s Market of the season

Several vendors sell out their supply.

LULAC members Richard Perez (back left) and Vince Luna (back right) with T-mobile expert Angela Jacobo (front left) and sales and operations manager Alyssa Sims (front right). Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

LULAC to distribute cellphones, food on Cinco de Mayo.

During the pandemic the organization has provided food, hoodies and boots to farmworkers.

San Benito County Historical Society President John Wrobel. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Wapple House Museum reopens for National Museum Month

After being closed for a year, a wealth of San Benito history is back on display.

MBEP Summit 2016

News Release

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership announces program for virtual Regional Economic Summit

Topics include how the region is doing economically and the opportunities ahead to reimagine the region while taking advantage of relief and stimulus funds.

VFW member David Lopez hangs a banner for Eric Mitchell during the 2019 ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Deadline to submit Memorial Day banners for military members is May 1

Families can submit names of soldiers to Bernie Ramirez.

Led by Chavez' oldest daughter Sylvia Chavez-Delgado the group honored the civil rights leader April 24. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

César Chavez supporters walk in his honor

Event sponsored by LULAC includes singing along the new river trail.

San Benito County Free Library. File photo by John Chadwell.

News Release

San Benito Free Library to hold resume writing workshop in Spanish

La biblioteca de San Benito tendra un taller en español sobre mejorar su cv de trabajo.

Sarah Nordwick (left) and Nancy Frusetta (right) stand with the Mobile Pantry. Photo courtesy of Sarah Nordwick.

Nonprofits

Mobile Pantry makes the rounds

Market-style smorgasbord restores options to those in need of food.

BenitoLink reporters, staff, interns and board members. Photo compilation by Robert Eliason

Nonprofits

Stronger Together: the key to successful local news

Your support of BenitoLink can make a huge difference when it comes to how many stories a day we can cover and how deep we can go with our reporting.

The Easter Bunny sorts through the baskets to find one that is age appropriate. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

Hollister Community Outreach distributes Easter baskets

The faith-based, nonprofit also distributed the food and Easter baskets in apartment complexes.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

BenitoLink website issues resolved

Our site experienced technical issues last week that caused an outage for nearly 24 hours.

Local students enrolled in YMCA's Excel Beyond the Bell program participated a kindness campaign—spreading positive messages around Sunnyslope School. Photo courtesy of YMCA of San Benito County.

Children and Youth

Excel Beyond the Bell continues helping families

YMCA program gives San Benito County students a place away from home to participate in distance learning.

Photo courtesy of Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center.

News Release

Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center offering two scholarships

Applications due March 30.

Pauline Valdivia, executive director of Jovenes de Antaño. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Nonprofits

Jovenes de Antaño sees increase in need for elder care services

COVID-19 makes it harder for local nonprofit to provide help and support.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Seniors Council offers free tax preparation for older residents

Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, low-income families and individuals in Santa Cruz and San Benito County.