Tres Pinos

School Resource Officer Carlos Rodriguez stands by the 70 bikes given away for 2016 Wheels for Kids campaign.  BenitoLink file photo

Hollister Police Teaming Up With Turning Wheels for Kids

Once again Hollister Police Department will team up with non-profit Turning Wheels for Kids to provide new bicycles & helmets to area children

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Jim Gillio with daughter Alison and wife Tricia. (Photo courtesy Jim Gillio)

Hollister Councilman Gillio announces candidacy for Supervisor Dist. 4

If elected, Gillio would represent District 4, which covers a vast area from Cielo Vista in Hollister all the way to the outlying communities of New Idria and Bitterwater.

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United Way Gala Oct. 20

United Way Gala sets the stage for 12 Days of Giving

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Immaculate Conception Church in Tres Pinos

79th Annual Barbecue at Tres Pinos' Immaculate Conception Church

125 year old church will have its annual Chicken Barbecue Sun. Oct. 15

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The Lemon Grove, which will become available for events next spring, has plentiful water and is surrounded by lemon trees.

BenitoLink Sets Aside an Evening Just to Say "Thank You"

Almost two years old as an independent non-profit news site, BenitoLink puts on a get-together for its sponsors, donors and supporters just to say "Thank you".

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Huston Harbert, All Round Reserve for 8 and under (left) and Gage Holzum, All Round for 8 and under (right). Photo Courtesy Jennifer Holzum.

Life at the Junior Rodeo

Competition means a long day and stiff competition for an eight year old at the San Benito County Junior Rodeo.

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Sheriff's car.

Two Arrested for Felony Mail Theft in Hollister

A man and a woman were arrested in San Benito County Sept. 14 for felony mail theft, identity theft, and the possession of drugs and firearms.

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South County Cal-SOAP College Fairs to be hosted by San Benito and Gilroy high schools

13th annual fairs will be held Oct. 26 at SBHS in Hollister -- students of all ages are invited, along with their parents

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Soccer at Veteran's Memorial Park. Photo by Jim Ostdick

Walking San Benito: Hollister Parks Loop I

This is the eleventh in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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San Benito High School

Brief "Shelter in Place" at San Benito High School

According to Hollister Police Department, San Benito High School students were kept in locked classrooms for just over 15 minutes.

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LETTUCE CELEBRATE! San Benito County Fair September 28th - October 1st at the Bolado Park Event Center

Lettuce Celebrate! San Benito County Fair is in bloom

Entries close Friday, Sept. 8; Chamber Mixer & Pick Up Party Sept. 13; Kick Off Dinner Sept. 23; Horse Show events Sept. 22-24; Fair runs Sept. 28-Oct. 1

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Walking San Benito: Mudstone Ranch

This is the 10th in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Christy Zepeda, Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy

San Benito eighth-graders rock algebra program at Graniterock

130 students from area schools took classes, participated in field trips and learned from university professors during the intense week

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Author to discuss local historical buildings

Arichitectural historian Krista Van Laan will discuss her new book, "Wolfe & Higgins, master architects of Spanish Revival"

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24th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival returns to Tres Pinos

The festival is a showcase of top California bluegrass talent and a small, friendly jamming event

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OPINION: It’s time for our community to become one

County supervisor says residents, elected officials and business owners need to collaborate and communicate for the betterment of the community

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Tres Pinos Post Office, photos by Jim Ostdick

Walking San Benito: Tres Pinos

This is the sixth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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County Historical Society embarks on preservation campaign

The Historical Village and Wapple Museum require periodic maintenance to keep them accessible to the public. The board has set a goal of raising $30,000 to preserve these artifacts and buildings

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Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo entertains again

A full day of action Saturday will be followed by the third and final day of the annual event at Bolado Park

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84th Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo opens with patriotic flair and charging horses

Three-day event at Bolado Park brings the community together to celebrate cowboy traditions

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