Jim and Mari Rossi. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Eat Drink Savor

Eat, Drink, Savor: B&R Farms showcases the versatile Blenheim apricot

Hollister orchard offers apricot products for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Graphic by Alex Esquivel

Government / Politics

VIDEO: BenitoLink’s Hollister City Council District 3 candidate forum

The forum included several community questions regarding displaying flags at City Hall, charter cities, transparency and residential development. 

San Justo Reservoir August 2021. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Fishermen losing hope of fishing at San Justo Reservoir again

Panetta is still working to secure federal funds to eradicate the invasive zebra mussel.

Hollister Police Department vehicle. BenitoLink photo

News Release

Hollister police arrest juvenile following a high speed chase

Police said the suspect took the parent's vehicle without permission.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Hollister to close roads for annual race

The races start between 6-10 a.m. The start and finish line is at the Veterans Memorial Building.

Built when cattle were driven through town, Sally Street will undergo traffic calming to slow down speeders. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Hollister to install traffic calming measures on two city roads

Study found that motorists exceed speed limits by at least 10 mph.

A County Express bus crossing San Benito Street. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

On-demand service from County Express offers Uber-like transportation.

Hollister residents can use an app to schedule pick-ups.

File Photo. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Spring Grove student hospitalized following medical emergency

The student is listed in critical condition and has been transported to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.   

Joseph Elmhorst and his food truck. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Food / Dining

The Steak Stop Food Truck opens a permanent location

Joseph Elmhorst is aiming to start a trend in Hollister dining options.

Image courtesy of USGS.

News

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake strikes San Benito County

Two other smaller earthquakes hit the same area.

Protesters show their signs during a group photo during the Oct. 18 protest. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

San Benito residents join statewide protest against requiring COVID-19 vaccine for students

Protesters say it’s parents’ right to decide if vaccination is appropriate.

Graphic by Alex Esquivel.

Events

BenitoLink to host candidate forum

Join us via Zoom on Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Hollister Police Department. BenitoLink photo

News Release

Hollister Police Department investigating overnight burglary

A 'substantial' amount of money was taken from the automatic teller.

Construction workers on the roof of new housing units. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

San Benito High trustees okay first reading of school impact fees policy

Without identifying which projects would be funded, the board will give the plan a second reading and vote on adoption Oct. 26.

Sofia Abonce. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

San Benito High field hockey on track to be champions

Games against rivals Christopher and Gilroy high schools will decide the winner.