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.

Features

BenitoLink reporters reflect on 2019

Several BenitoLink reporters share stories that they feel either impacted the community or meant something to them personally to work on.

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Business / Economy

Supervisors discuss pensions and Teeter fund

County looks to save $152,000 by prefunding payments.

Hollister School District offices on Cienega Road. File photo.

Schools & Education

Hollister School District names new directors of student services and special education

Ladd Lane Principal Kip Ward and SELPA Program Specialist Gwen Baquiran named as new department directors.

Karen de Sa and Jason Leopold lead discussion on working with sources. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

BenitoLink reporters pursue continuing education

Two attend investigative reporting workshop at San Jose State.

Every Week our reporter get together to discuss story ideas. Photo by Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Get to know the BenitoLink team

We have been able to grow our team thanks to your continued support. BenitoLink is your own community-based news, here to serve your interests and informational needs.

Former Management Analyst Louie Valdez spoke candidly about what changes he thinks need to be made in governing the county. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Analyst: County has no management policies beyond “keeping the boat afloat”

As county supervisors try to figure out how to recruit and retain employees, former county Analyst Louie Valdez said leadership is non-existent and board should hire new leadership.

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Schools & Education

SBHS welcomes new teachers, staff members

Diverse group of educators, staff members come to campus for 2015-16 school year