Vehicles on display at the Father's Day Car Show in 2019. Photos by Heather Graham.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

Father’s Day car show brings out Hollister’s finest vehicles

Enthusiasts of all ages gather in church parking lot to behold the glory of classic models.

Miss San Benito Rodeo 2017 Corissa King and 2018 Queen Kelsee French, waving to the crowd at the 2018 parade in downtown Hollister. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

Miss San Benito Rodeo to be crowned June 15

Two contestants vie for year-long honor.

Make this Father's Day unique to what brings joy to that special father in your life. Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

A gift for every father

There are lots of ways to celebrate dads this weekend (and beyond).

Amanda Chiado leads group discussion. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

BenitoLink reporter participates in a local writing lab

Arts Council creates safe space for sharing personal expression.

Vinnie of The GardenShoppe. Photo by Heather Graham.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

GardenShoppe hosts Vino with Vinnie

Pet Friends to receive 25% of bar proceeds on event days.

Photo provided by American Legion Riders.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

American Legion 69 visits Livermore Veterans Hospital

Local riders serve lunch and visit with those who have served our country.

Gustavo, Alejandra and Gustavo in the downtown Hollister restaurant La Catrina. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business

Restaurant by day, cookie business by night

Thanks to its success, La Jerezana cookie production is moving out of La Catrina restaurant.

Roping at the San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo. Photo by Joshua Miller.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

2019 Saddle Horse Show roping in a new era

Event changes up its food and entertainment offerings.

Recreation & Sports

Students participate in four-wheel drive safety clinic

Course at Hollister Hills tailored to teach off-road driving safety.

Education

Pinnacles National Park seeks trails intern

Come intern at Pinnacles National Park and get paid to spend time in a beautiful setting while contributing to your community! The application period for this opportunity closes May 31. This article was contributed by Pinnacles National Park. Pinnacles National Park is seeking an individual to help improve trail conditions as an American Conservation Experience intern.

American Legion Commander Robert De Luna addresses attendees during the 2019 Memorial Day ceremony at the Vets Building in downtown Hollister. Photos by Noe Magaña.

News

Memorial Day celebration honors fallen and enlisted service members

Banners placed outside Vets Building.

Though born in Oakland, Don Smith was raised in Hollister and currently lives here. All photographs courtesy of Don Smith.

Arts

Hollister photographer sees the world through his camera

Don Smith tells of following his passion and life behind the lens.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas speaks at the centennial celebration of the San Benito County Free Library. Photos provided by the San Benito County Free Library.

Children and Youth

San Benito County Free Library celebrates centennial

Library first began in the basement of the old county courthouse.

Forgiving Paws co-founders Maggie Lairson and Kathleen Smith shared their passion for helping pets in San Benito County with BenitoLink. Photos by Becky Bonner.

Nonprofits

Forgiving Paws carries on as thrift shop closes

Animal-focused nonprofit going in new direction.

Participating volunteers. Photo provided by Samela Perez.

Children and Youth

Clean-up event at Tres Pinos School a success

Parents, teachers and students volunteer their time despite the weather.