The Bitter Fire south of Paicines on June 16. Photo courtesy of the Cal Fire BEU Facebook page.

Police / Fire

Cal Fire battles blaze south of Paicines

As of June 21, the Bitter Fire is 100% contained with approximately 895 acres burned.

Rachel Spivack, her boyfriend Ben Rivera and her son Jayden. They were stuck without a car to pull their trailer when the Trail Fire started. Photo by Kirti Bassendine.

Police / Fire

Trail Fire gets campers packing

First-person account at the Thousand Trails RV Park when fire broke out.

This picture with the steer is from my freshman year at Fresno State. I was actively involved in Fresno State Beef Cattle Show Team where we competed at collegiate jackpot shows throughout the state of California. Photo courtesy of Blaire Strohn.

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COLUMN: An insider’s perspective on Cystic Fibrosis

BenitoLink reporter Blaire Strohn increases awareness by sharing her struggle with Cystic Fibrosis.


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A wet year reminds us of nature’s cycles

Steinbeck's words of wisdom about California weather



Paicines Store comes in handy during storm

In South County, adjustments are made without complaint when it comes to rainfall