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San Benito County Courthouse. Photo courtesy of Jim Ostdick.

San Benito Geology: The Great San Benito ShakeOut

This is the first in a series of six monthly articles about the geology of San Benito County. The first topic is earthquake safety, designed to coincide with the Great California ShakeOut statewide drill on Thursday, Oct. 18.

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Participants of Saturday's workshop were encourage to look for the signs of human trafficking. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Human trafficking workshop hits close to home

Church holds awareness workshop after arrest of sex trafficker in town.

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Sisters Susan Calleri and Janice Alosi have been teaming up as Co-Department Chairs of the Adult and Junior Preserves, Homemade Beer and Wine, and Adults Crafts categories of the fair for the last 12 years. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Local sisters team up to chair the preserves section of San Benito County Fair

Susan Calleri and Janice Alosi explain the ins and outs of the preserves category.

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Local child at the Car Seat Check-Up. Photo provided by COG.

Safe Kids Coalition Promotes Child Passenger Safety Week

Properly securing children in safety seats goes a long way in keeping them safer. 

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California Tarantula breeding season is here

They’re roaming the countryside in search of mates.

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The Live to Cycle group. Photo courtesy Live to Cycle Fitness.

Live To Cycle Fitness celebrating seven years in Hollister

Spinning classes, personal training and bootcamps available, along with a new running club.

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Photo courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance Change Makers event set for September 22

Godfather of wine Gustavo Brambila is expected to attend this year's event.

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Expressions Floral is located at 850 San Benito Street in Hollister. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Hollister flower shop under new ownership

Precious Petals becomes Expressions Floral, offering expanded services.

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Betabel's staff (left to right) includes Dave Owens, Rachel LaBas and Frank Paura. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Betabel RV Park draws a cool breeze to a convenient location

Young families, retirees and elderly enjoy close-knit community.

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Members of the Girls' Field Hockey team cut the grand opening ribbon as school board members and the crowd looked on. Photo by Ed Wong.

SBHS ribbon-cutting for new multi-use athletic field draws a crowd

A diverse group attends ceremony highlighting the benefits for students.

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Top to bottom and left to right: Melissa Gross, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Program Director at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System; Jennifer Ramirez, Executive Director at Partnership for Children; Patricia Montoya and son Manuel Montoya; Stephanie Leach with daughter Savannah Leach. Photo provided by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Partnership for Children receives $10,000 grant from Community Foundation for San Benito County

Nonprofit provides transportation and financial assistance to children with life-threatening conditions and their families.

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The job and resource fair was created to help employers and employees find one another. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Job fair connects local employers and residents

Over 60 percent of workers commute outside San Benito County.

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The annual wine and food tasting event held by Gablian Chapter Kinship Center. Photo provided.

Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center Celebrates 62nd Wine & Food Tasting

Fundraiser supports scholarships to college-bound foster and adopted youth.

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Board members Peggy Darington (left) and Susan Carpenter introduced attendees to adoptable dogs from Pet Friends. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Pizza for Paws exceeds fundraising expectations

Community giving keeps Pet Friends’ doors open.

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Recent Bar Mitzvah Noah Telford will be participating in High Holliday services. Photo provided by Temple Beth El.

Temple Beth El announces high holiday worship schedule

Temple Beth El in Salinas serves surrounding communities, including San Benito County.

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Vehicles tested their pulling abilities at the annual event. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Trucks, tractors and people pulling their weight for cancer research

Pullin’ for a Cure hosts fifth annual fundraiser.

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Fun at the petting zoo on Aromas Day. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Village comes out to play

More than 5,000 people attend annual Aromas Day celebration.

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The San Benito Realty team, Dave Brigantino, Ralph Brigantino, John Brigantino, Michael Brigantino, Gianna Brigantino. Photo by Lisa Robinson

San Benito Realty

BenitoLink sponsors help keep news and information available to our community. With this new feature, we honor the folks who help keep San Benito County residents well-informed.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

The Boxer Strut

Nonprofit boxer rescue group invites San Benito County residents to join the Hollister team for an upcoming fundraiser.

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Tim Ellis said, "The goal is to keep the plane in the air as long as possible." Photo by Becky Bonner.

Glider club tests its mettle in Hollister skies

The South Bay Soaring Society flies radio-controlled gliders twice weekly at Brigantino Park, while offering to open its doors to all interested parties.

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