Aislinn Barnes (left), Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and City Clerk Christine Black placing the flag on the pole in front of City Hall during the 2021 event. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Hollister raises LGBTQ flag for second consecutive year

In 2020 it flew for one day. This time it will fly for the month of June.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: I’m glad we are raising the pride flag at City Council

Aislinn Barnes, a San Benito High School Senior and Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) president, shares her speech that was given to the City Council on April 19.

Raymond Anthony Andrade getting ready to raise the LGBTQ flag at City Hall in 2020. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Hollister council votes to raise LGBTQ flag at City Hall

Leaders also approve installing two additional flagpoles.

Photos by Mathew Morrison

Children and Youth

Chamberlain’s students get patriotic lesson

The local Veterans of Foreign Wars post raise a flag for the first time at the school

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Children and Youth

Scouts rely on donations for community flag displays

Sponsors sought for a total of 74 flags, proceeds of which pay for activities and equipment