Children and Youth

Baler supporters inch along San Benito Street waving to friends and admirers.  L.David photos

Homecoming in Hollister

Homecoming parade was held Thursday Oct. 19, with floats, cars, robots and students filling San Benito St. in Hollister

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Friends of Library Recognize Marty Richman for advocacy

Friends of the SBC Free Library celebrated 37 years of serving the library by presenting Marty Richman plaques in recognition of his support and announcing children writing contest winners.

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United Way Gala Oct. 20

United Way Gala sets the stage for 12 Days of Giving

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50s era musical starts Oct. 27

All Shook Up in Hollister

Performances of the musical All Shook Up begin Oct. 27 in Hollister. The show is filled with classic Elvis Presley songs and is set in the 1950s

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Cruz Zapeda (left) and Ethan Schulze race to the finish line

Graniterock's annual race, Rock and Run raises $20,000 for Aromas School

The A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas held Rock and Run to raise money for Aromas School and an opportunity for folks to learn about the quarry.

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Harvest Hope for a Cure team with Cathy Alameda in the center in plaid shirt

Pumpkins With A Purpose

This weekend the "Harvest Hope for a Cure Relay for Life Pumpkin Patch" will be open to the community

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San Benito High School Administration Building

SBHS Board One Step Closer to Adopting New Trustee Area Boundary Maps

The next public hearing will be held on Oct. 24.

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San Benito High School Superintendent John Perales, center in this file photo, tendered his resignation to the Board of Trustees, which accepted it on Jan. 13, 2017. (John Chadwell photo)

Ex-SBHS superintendent Perales sentenced in gun incident

Perales was sentenced for an incident which occurred in October 2016. He resigned from his position as San Benito High School Superintendent in January 2017.

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OPINION: SBHS test scores, graduate rate continue to improve

Continued improvement and outpacing of the state in many categories are encouraging signs, as the district works to give students the most options upon graduation

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Hollister Major Parks Coverage

OPINION: Recreation Master Planning is Overdue for Consolidation

It makes sense to have a consolidated recreational facility master plan that serves all county residents

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Mary Damm, representing United Way of San Benito County presents BenitoLink executive director with a check for Millennial Producer Program.

SBC United Way Supports BenitoLink’s Millennial News Producer Program

BenitoLink, San Benito County’s nonprofit news, is one of 25 lucky grant recipients recently announced by the United Way of San Benito County.

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Aviana and Leanne Seibert waits for the action at the grandstand

"Lettuce Celebrate" fair action from the grandstand

The San Benito County Fair theme for 2017 was “Lettuce Celebrate”, and hundreds did just that in the fair grandstand. Events delivered the guts, glory and drama of motocross, quad and tractor pull action for an audience of hundreds.

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Tyler Abercrombie led off auction with his three rabbits that netted him almost $900. Photos by John Chadwell.

Junior livestock auctions can mean big college money and lifetime skills

Youngsters who participate in 4-H and FFA learn the responsibility of caring for living creatures and building character while planning for college.

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 Anora ( Age 2) picks out a duckie, with father Alec watching nearby. (Lisa Robinson photo)

Weekend Family Fun at the County Fair

The weekend is full of good, old fashioned country fair activities for the whole family. Fair photos by Lisa Robinson.

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San Benito High School Administration Building

SBHS Board of Trustees Hold Public Hearing on Draft Trustee Area Boundary Maps

The draft maps can also be found on the SBHS website. The next public hearing will be held on Tuesday Oct.10.

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Trevor Wright, Taryn Wright, and James Breen (left to right) support one another in raising their animals as part of the local Cienega 4-H Chapter. Photo credit Becky Bonner-Leland.

Students Say Raising 4-H Animals Is About More Than Livestock

New 4-H member James Breen learns life lessons through the help of family friends the Wrights, while getting ready for to show for the first time at the upcoming county fair.

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Trustee Lois Locci presents the award to San Benito County Cattlewomen in 2015.

Gavilan College announces 2017 Community Spirit Awards

The Gavilan College Board of Trustees announced the 2017 Community Spirit Award winners for Morgan Hill, Gilroy and San Benito County.

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Chris Bishop and Amber Lowther, new teachers to Sacred Heart School each with their "Baskets of Learning".

"Baskets of Learning" for new teachers

Two local nonprofits thank new teachers for choosing Hollister and San Benito County as their place to educate.

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OPINION: SBHS thanks the county for support of Nash Road closure and bypass

The road closure is designed to improve safety on the 3,000 student campus and create a bypass for vehicles

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