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San Benito High School District Superintendent Dr. Shawn Tennenbaum congratulates William Tiffany, left, for his 16 years of service on the Board of Trustees. Photo provided.

Trustee Tiffany honored for 16 years of board service

Longtime San Benito High School District trustee, an SBHS alumnus, did not seek re-election after 16 years on the board.

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28th Annual Lights On Celebration Results

HDA announces winners of holiday event, which had a total of 79 entries.

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Pinnacles National Park. Photo by John Chadwell.

Pinnacles Gateway Partners looks back and looks ahead

Group cites 2018 achievements and goals for 2019.

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Cannabis. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Sheriff’s Office airs public safety concerns over cannabis industry

Supervisors want Measure C to pay costs of managing compliance.

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A swift-water rescue team from San Jose evacuated 34 people from Lovers Lane during the Jan. 2017 flooding. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Foundation partners with Office of Emergency Services to be disaster ready

Disaster Relief Fund hopes to distribute donations during emergencies.

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The Bureau of Land Management is responsible for thousands of acres in San Benito County and the surrounding areas. Photo courtesy of BLM.

BLM Central Coast Field Office lifts emergency fire restrictions

The public is reminded to remain cautious when recreating on public lands to prevent a wildfire.

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Annual CHP toy drive begins

Toy collection bins outside of Walgreens in Hollister.

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File photo by Lisa Robinson-Ward.

Hollister approves fire services for San Juan Bautista

SJB council still needs to OK contract.

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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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The San Benito High School Board of Trustees on Nov. 13 recognized 72 Advanced Placement Scholars, including the following students who scored 3 or higher on three or more AP exams: (From L to R) Jose Velarde Ruiz, Allison Okamoto, Amanda Navarro, Melissa Abonce, Ricardo Arteaga, Jack Barajas, Bailey Carmichael, Vanson Chan, Trent Hurtado, Alan Juarez, and Dennys Lopez Vega. Photos by Adam Breen.

Advanced Placement scholars honored

San Benito High School students recognized for their stellar performance on AP testing in the 2017-18 school year.

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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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English major and honors student Nicole Jensen, from San Juan Bautista, walked the center aisle at Gavilan College's Spring 2018 graduation amid applauding faculty. Photos provided by Gavilan College.

Gavilan College winter and spring enrollment now open

First-year students who graduated from a California high school may be eligible for free tuition.

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Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Parking license agreement hits speed bump

Councilmembers said they need more detail on upgrade costs before deciding.

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Donations dropped off from James Reid and the 3 Percent United Patriots. Photo courtesy of James Reid.

Community sends donations to Camp Fire victims

Some affected by Camp Fire were former San Benito County residents.

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The Nov. 19, 2018 meeting of the Hollister City Council. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Hollister City Council not keen on downtown association plan for sound system

Lighting and music expected to be voted on separately at next meeting.

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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 San Benito County Arts Council.

San Benito County Arts Council joins Giving Tuesday to raise funds for Arts in Education program

Working to bring the arts to local students, including low-income youth, students with special needs, incarcerated youth at Juvenile Hall and students at Title 1 schools.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Photo provided.

Hazel Hawkins Hospital scores top marks for patient safety

Rating based on how well hospital protects patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.

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Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police seek information on McCray Street shooting

Officers ask for assistance from possible witnesses.

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Thankful for community contributions

BenitoLink keeps the community informed and provides residents with a "town square" where a variety of perspectives can be shared.

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