Schools

San Benito High Balers play against Los Gatos on Sept. 7 in Salinas. Photo by Malia Chang.

Balers take on the competition

San Benito High School football has two more games this season.

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Reverse-angle parking was striped by the City of Hollister in front of San Benito High School on Friday, Oct. 12. Photo by Adam Breen.

City implements reverse-angle parking in front of high school

The new configuration is designed to reduce the double-parking that occurs on both sides of the street in front of the school, while also relieving parking congestion in the surrounding neighborhood.

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Terri Wilson (left) and Mercedes Berglund cut the ribbon with school staff behind them. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Benito High School holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for Nash Road closure

Speakers reflect on the time and work put into closing the gates.

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Photo courtesy Spring Grove School.

Election 2018: North County Joint Union School District

Two seats are up on the school board that serves North County in San Benito County.

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San Benito High School senior Shelby O'Neil is featured on Monterey-Salinas Transit buses for being one of the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Ocean Heroes. Photo courtesy of O'Neil.

San Benito High School senior wins national Girl Scouts' award

Shelby O'Neil, adding to her growing list of honors for her environmental efforts, was one of 10 young women named a National Gold Award Girl Scout this year.

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Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Election 2018: Gavilan Community College Trustee Areas 5 and 7

Two seats up on the community college board that serves Santa Clara County and San Benito County.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Public Health Services.

Walk To School Day Promotes Pedestrian Safety

Parents, teachers, law nforcement and Safe Kids Coalition members join local students to promote safe walking on International Walk to School Day.

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Briggs Building in Downtown Hollister. File Photo.

Gavilan College announces free enrollment program

Promise Program waives enrollment fees. Over 300 students qualified this fall.

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Translation and childcare services to be offered by Youth Alliance at upcoming Election Forums

Youth Alliance joins BenitoLink and San Benito County Farm Bureau, adding youth perspective and helpful services to upcoming election forums.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Gavilan College holds National Coming Out Day event Oct. 9

Rainbow flag will be raised at Gilroy campus for first time.

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2018 Election Forums coming Oct. 11 and Oct. 18

Our Election Forums are just around the corner! The free Forums will be held at San Benito High School Auditorium. Youth Alliance is joining BenitoLink and San Benito County Farm Bureau as hosts, offering English to Spanish translation and childcare.

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Valerie Egland took the opportunity to thank the board for the work done for the River Parkway Trail project and the maintenance of the Anza Trail. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Bypass road near high school named River Parkway

New name expected to help guide visitors to the proposed River Parkway Trail and regional park.

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Jonathan and Anthony Daigle started the Challenger livestock showmanship. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Daigle.

San Benito teens start Challenger livestock showmanship

First county fair event of its kind for kids with disabilities.

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San Benito High School Chemistry teachers Thomas Sullivan, left, and Mason Taylor, team up to teach students. Photo by Juan Robledo.

Co-teaching expands at San Benito High School

Co-taught inclusion emphasizes collaboration and communication.

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Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley President and CEO Ron Gonzales speaking at the Latino Report Card, a presentation of statistics on how the Latino population in Silicon Valley is doing. Photo provided.

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Latinos in technology scholarship now open

The scholarship is available to college juniors and seniors. Deadline to apply is Nov. 13.

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Un Paseo Pequeño en Bicicleta/ A Little Bicycle Ride Participants. Photo provided by COG.

Locals get things rolling with a picturesque bicycle ride

A group of local cyclists took a Sunday ride on county roads and through the streets of San Juan Bautista.

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Only Hollister School District Trustee Rob Bernosky, left, voted against the settlement in closed session meeting. Photo by John Chadwell.

County and Hollister School District agree to confidential settlement, details still sketchy

HSD accepts a fraction of what it said it was owed. How much money remains missing and how many other schools are involved is unknown.

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Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Water Diversion Monitoring and Reporting Training comes to King City October 24

University of California Cooperative Extension has developed a course to help people comply with new regulation concerning water diversion.

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Photo provided by JMM Dance Co.

New All Abilities Dance Program for the Community

First session starts October 4 and runs for 10 weeks.

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