BenitoLink Executive Director Leslie David. Photo by Lisa Robinson.


Stay informed and stay safe: a few words from BenitoLink’s executive director

The virus ‘calls on us to do more and to make sure we are serving our readers well.’

A few BenitoLink team members in downtown Hollister. Left to right: Leslie David, Carmel de Bertaut, Laura Romero, Nicholas Preciado, John Chadwell, Becky Bonner and Noe Magaña. File photo by Robert Eliason.


BenitoLink acknowledged as local news leader

Article highlights Executive Director Leslie David along with 13 other individuals and news outlets as 'shining examples to the field.'

BenitoLink Board of Directors (L-Rt) Karminder Brown, Lois Locci, Julie Morris, Rohit Sharma and Leslie David. Mark Paxton not pictured.  (Dan DeVries Photo)

Business / Economy

BenitoLink Gets Big Boost from Community Foundation

Website kicks off its first fundraiser and gets a $20,000 match from the Community Foundation for San Benito County

Luis Burguillo (left) and Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazguez

Government / Politics

Surveillance: At what price?

Gavilan College student Luis Burguillo decided to take on the topic of surveillance for a student video project. In this article, we share questions he posed and his interview with Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Hollister Councilman Ray Friend.

Bailee Nelson, Miss San Benito County Rodeo 2014 (at left) with Annie Tobias, the 2013 queen.

Sports & Recreation

Nelson is Miss San Benito Rodeo 2014

Bailee Nelson wins Miss San Benito County Rodeo 2014

Wild Cow Milking Contest


Rodeo Just Around the Corner!

The San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo is coming up in June!

Ian Mitchell-Innes explains grazing concepts at drought management workshop held at Paicines Ranch.


Mob Grazers in Paicines

"Our problem is the relationship with government. People who have nothing to do with the land are dictating what we should do with it."

1967 at the San Benito County Horse Show and Rode. Joe Frusetta on Popcorn.

Sports & Recreation

80 and Still Having Fun

From rough stock to roping, this annual event entertains all ages. The ranching community comes to town for the 80th anniversary of this unique event.

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Rural Rounds

K-8th grade students from area rural schools came together for a performance at Bolado Park.