Defense attorney Arthur Cantu and defendant Sang Ji in San Benito County Superior Court. Photo by John Chadwell.


San Benito County seeking feedback on its public defenders

Survey deadline extended to Dec. 1.

BenitoLink Election Outreach 2020

Residents respond to BenitoLink survey on schools and COVID-19

The next election-focused survey looks at local ballot measures N and O.

Residents who attended the Dec. 11 meeting exchanged ideas about the three alternatives for the Highway 25 transit corridor between Hollister and Gilroy. Photos by Noe Magaña.


Residents prefer passenger rail as public transit option on Hwy 25 corridor

Survey examines three choices for travel between Hollister and Gilroy.

Highway 156. File photo.


Survey on San Benito County’s Regional Transportation Plan

COG seeks community input on the 2022-2045 long-range plan that guides transportation investments for all forms of travel, including motor vehicle, transit, bicycle, and walking.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.


Homeless population drops in new count

It’s the second lowest number in San Benito County since 2011.

HSD Superintendent Diego Ochoa discusses LCAP issues at Ladd Lane Elementary School on April 9. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

HSD Superintendent holds special meetings with parents and teachers

Ochoa discusses needs for next school year that will affect budget.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas speaks about the importance of the census at a Feb. 21 committee meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

2020 Census will be available online

For the first time, the national survey goes to the web; phone and paper surveys will continue.

Photo provided by Community Solutions

Children and Youth

Community asked to help with violence survey

Local nonprofit requests residents to take part in a survey on personal violence. Deadline for responses is Jan. 15

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Survey says Community FoodBank’s customers are happy

96 percent of those surveyed by Gavilan College students are pleased with the services provided

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San Benito County Free Library seeks input through survey

Community feedback is sought for a Library Needs Assessment.


Police / Fire

Hollister Police Chief announces anonymous behavioral survey program

Westrick explains new survey tool that will give residents an opportunity to provide feedback on how officers treated them


Police / Fire

Hollister Police releases community survey results

Nearly 650 respondents -- though only six Spanish-speakers -- offer feedback on their perceptions of the Hollister Police Department


Police / Fire

Community asked to complete survey about Hollister Police Department

Survey seeks feedback from residents about their interaction with, impressions of the HPD

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Government / Politics

Online survey asks for input on proposed west side pedestrian improvements

8-question survey relates to ideas such as sidewalks, lighting, bike lanes and roundabouts

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Technology Survey conducted by County Library

The San Benito County Free Library is conducting an important bilingual online Library Technology Impact Survey which ends on Monday, March 10, 2014.