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Farmworkers in San Benito County. Photo by John Chadwell.

Panetta and others introduce legislation to provide earned pathway to citizenship to farmworkers

"This bill provides these men and women with a way to earn their citizenship by contributing to our agriculture and our communities," Panetta said.

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Impact of the 2017 flooding on Lovers Lane. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Office of Emergency Services.

County Office of Emergency Services issues weather advisory

OES notes possibility of power outages and cautions residents to be aware of downed power lines and trees, standing water, potential flooding, and more.

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Robert Rivas (left) speaks to a community member in 2018. File photo.

Rivas praises emergency homeless funding approved for Monterey and San Benito County

Assemblyman Robert Rivas issues statement on $12.5 million set aside to help homeless or those at risk of homelessness in the region.

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Mixed weather on the horizon

Wind and rain expected by Tuesday, January 8.

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Covered California open enrollment ends January 15

Next week is the deadline for coverage to start February 1.

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta (third from left) with his family in Washington D.C. Photo provided by the Office of Congressman Jimmy Panetta.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta takes oath of office

Second term representing San Benito County in Washington D.C.

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A large tree near 7-11 on San Benito and Hawkins Street blew over during a 2017 storm. Photo by Joshua Miller.

Wind advisory coming this weekend

In effect most of Saturday, Jan. 5.

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Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo by John Chadwell.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas announces committee assignments

State representative assigned to committees for Agriculture, Appropriations, Government Organization, Local Government and Rules.

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San Benito Open Studios artist Michaela Graves showcasing her work at the Open Studios Art Tour 2018. Photo provided by Arts Council.

Arts Council announces 2019 opportunities for artists and organizations

Applications now open for Arts Express! Grant Program and Open Studios Art Tour.

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Monterey Bay Community Power says rebates expected to total $4 million

Community choice energy agency looks to dedicate $1.25 million in additional funding for local energy programs in 2019.

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Provided by the San Benito County Free Library.

New 2019 hours for the San Benito County Free Library

Expansion of hours the result of community desire for additional service.

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Congressman Panetta on passage of 2018 Farm Bill

Legislation passed Dec. 12 regulates federal farm programs and nutrition assistance. It includes provisions that Congressman Panetta advocated for.

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Runners at the 10 Mile starting line in early 2018. Photos provided by Amalia Ellis.

Mission 10 race returns in January

Registration now open for 36th annual run.

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Volunteers counting ballots on Nov. 6, 2018 while observers await for result updates. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Final election results headed to Supes for approval

Expected to be adopted at Dec. 11 meeting.

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Santa Claus is coming to the San Benito County Free Library

Community members invited to participate in 12th annual Holiday Program.

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Annual CHP toy drive begins

Toy collection bins outside of Walgreens in Hollister.

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Election 2018: Final Results

All votes have been counted as the San Benito County Elections Office releases the official tally for the Nov. 6, 2018 election.

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BenitoLink reporters meet weekly with Content Manager Nick Preciado and Copy Editor Paul Hersch to discuss the news of the week and progress on individual projects. Staff photo.

Giving Newsday keeps your local nonprofit news alive and fair

BenitoLink has a unique editorial style designed to serve the public.

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34th Annual Breakfast with Santa

Hollister Recreation hosts event on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Vets Memorial Building in downtown Hollister.

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Photo provided by JMM Dance Co.

Inclusive and bilingual dance classes for the community

Enrollment for new session of dance classes with JMM Dance Co. now open with additional locations.

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