Kollin Kosmicki in San Juan Bautista. Photo provided

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Kollin Kosmicki announces bid for District 2 supervisor

Longtime local journalist launches campaign, says he's ready to lead.

Well-managed rangelands capture and store precious water, building soil and cooling the earth. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Opinion

COLUMN: Comparing plant-based meat with grassfed beef

In this column, Julie Morris of Morris Grassfed Beef talks about her experience at a panel discussion on cultured meat.

San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina. Photo by John Chadwell.

Opinion

COLUMN: Notes From The Chair

In this latest column, San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina discusses road repair funds and upcoming transportation projects.

This picture with the steer is from my freshman year at Fresno State. I was actively involved in Fresno State Beef Cattle Show Team where we competed at collegiate jackpot shows throughout the state of California. Photo courtesy of Blaire Strohn.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: An insider’s perspective on Cystic Fibrosis

BenitoLink reporter Blaire Strohn increases awareness by sharing her struggle with Cystic Fibrosis.

San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Notes From The Chair

San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina writes about a recent board meeting in this latest column.

San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina speaking at the 2018 Election Forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau, and Youth Alliance. File photo.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Notes From The Chair

In this latest column, County Supervisor Mark Medina talks about what took place during a recent meeting.

Government / Politics

COLUMN: Notes from the Chair

In this latest column, County Supervisor Mark Medina shares his goals for the year, which include more transparency.

Robert Rivas at a 2017 town hall meeting. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Moving Forward

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas says he looks forward to having the opportunity to work on behalf of the 30th State Assembly District in Sacramento to make the California Dream a reality for all.

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: San Benito County Association of Realtors celebrates National Home Ownership Month

National Home Ownership Month is a time for the real estate industry to celebrate and promote the American dream of owning a home.

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Agriculture

COLUMN: Water Irrigation System Inspections

As the temperatures start heating up in summer, your water use will go up as well.

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COLUMN: Frequently Asked Questions for Monterey Bay Community Power

Residents have been receiving postcards from Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and they have questions. Learn what the most asked questions are and the MBCP's answers.

Wildlife Reproductive Season. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut

COLUMN: Give Wildlife Space

Wildlife are gearing up for spring reproduction. It is a stressful time for them and they need to given the space they need to take care of young.

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Children and Youth

COLUMN: San Benito High School has taken steps to prepare for emergencies

Multiple layers of security and emergency preparedness measures in place to keep students safe

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Children and Youth

COLUMN: SBC Suicide Rate Relatively Low, But Still Has Great Impact

Marty Richman, county resident and citizen journalist, researches suicide and finds that San Benito County has a very low rate. His column provides statistics and some helpful information.

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Agriculture

COLUMN: Goal setting- The smart way to success

A few helpful tips on getting back on track after the holidays.

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OPINION: Measure U Redux: U is for Unsatisfactory

Hollister digs up the old, failed, Growth Management plan to become the new failed plan

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OPINION: Practical embryonic DNA modification is coming and soon

Who should define the ethical limits of DNA manipulation?

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Business / Economy

COLUMN: Risks of Investment Properties

When considering investment housing, there are issues and concerns to be aware of.

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Business / Economy

COLUMN: How long do people stay in their homes?

San Benito County is its own hyper-local market and that means we are often different from other counties and states.

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Business / Economy

COLUMN: Millennials are the group to watch

Millennials prove to have the highest purchase increase over any other group.