Easter wishes are announced with social distancing along Highway 25 near Tres Pinos. Photo by Leslie David

Features

Easter church services vary

BenitoLink provides a list of local churches and their contact information. Some church services are moving online during the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic.

Health

County reminds public to observe religious practices at home

Impacts observances where gatherings usually take place, including Holy Week and Easter, Passover, Orthodox Easter, Ramadan and other religious practices. Church leaders and religious organizations are urged to close in-person services and not bring large groups of people together while the health order is in force.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Good Friday

In this column, Matt Kirkland writes about Good Friday and offers an invitation to a community-wide service.

B&R's Riley Rossi helped out at the winter boutique selling potted succulents. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Business / Economy

Spring shopping at B&R Farms’ Blossom Boutique

Get ready for Easter and Mother's Day by visiting this spring Blossom Boutique on April 13-14.

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Six local churches to take part in joint Good Friday services

Local churches offer services centered on a common theme, continuing a quarter-century-old tradition

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San Benito Lifestyle

Everybody loves an Easter parade

San Juan Bautista Easter Parade features floats, cars, service clubs and performers

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Good Friday walk recalls Jesus’ march toward crucifixion

Locals take turns carrying the cross between Sacred Heart and St. Benedict's Catholic churches

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Children and Youth

VFW easter egg hunt at Vet’s Park

Annual event allows children from 2 to 10 the chance to collect eggs a day ahead of Easter