Children and Youth

Isaiah Cota and Hailey A. Garay, couple at SBHS

Love in the Time of Smartphones

SBHS Students reflect on how smartphones have changed the traditional Valentine's Day.

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Ambitious fundraising goal set for a milestone year at the YMCA of the San Benito County

Financial assistance for memberships, summer camp, diabetes prevention, summer camp and more supported through donations to the Annual Campaign

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New Children’s Theater Camp Coming Summer 2018

San Benito Stage Company will be putting on its first summer camp this summer for students newly interested in the performing arts, as well as for more experienced youth actors

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View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Folklorico Juvenil

Arts Council Announces County Arts Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education and the San Benito County Arts Council invite the community to attend its County Arts Showcase.

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Life Skills students get a kick out of competing

San Benito High School held its inaugural Gifted Soccer game on Feb. 8, offering Life Skills students a chance to compete in a friendly yet competitive match

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Four year SBHS soccer standout Shantay Tamez signs with Fresno State

Wednesday, Feb. 7, Shantay Tamez signed her letter of intent for Fresno State as family, friends, teammates, and coaches came to show support

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CASA Advocate Sue Redmond shares why she volunteers.

CASA Seeks Volunteers to Advocate for Local Foster Children

Sign up to join the next Volunteer Training Session

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San Benito High School considers changes to bell schedule

The goal is to increase the amount of time teachers have interacting with students and adding structured, academic-focus time during the day for all students

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Safia Bootwala (featured right) put on a community event this Saturday, Jan. 27 at the San Benito County Library to promote free programs put on by 4-H and the library.

4-H student educates the public about opportunities at SBC Free Library

Wanting to help educate the community on free-opportunities in San Benito County, local student Safia Bootwala teamed up with the San Benito County Library to put on an "Arts and Crafts and Informational Event"

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Hollister Police Department looking for 11 year old

Updated: Marguerite Maze Middle School student who was missing from school Jan. 30. has been been located.

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San Benito High School releases Fall Honor Roll lists

Students who earned a GPA of 3.0 or above in the first semester earn recognition

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Bill's Bullpen Free Comic Book Day 2018

Every year on the first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day. Come celebrate May 5th, 2018 with free comic books, costumed super heroes, and great prizes at Bill's Bullpen for Free Comic Book Day 2018.

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Gavilan College will offer college-level biology classes at San Benito High School, using classrooms such as the one shown here.

San Benito High School partners with Gavilan College

College to offer biology, communications and English courses on the high school campus starting Jan. 29; math boot camp and Summer Scholars Academy on the horizon

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COLUMN: SBC Suicide Rate Relatively Low, But Still Has Great Impact

Marty Richman, county resident and citizen journalist, researches suicide and finds that San Benito County has a very low rate. His column provides statistics and some helpful information.

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Baudelio Banuelos, Victor's grandfather. The little girl in the photo is Victor's cousin Mia Ramirez. The photo was taken in 2017. Photo courtesy Victor Sanchez

BenitoLink Junior Journalism Project: Baudelio Banuelos

Seventh grader Victor Sanchez writes about why he admires his grandfather, Baudelio Banuelos who lives in Mexico.

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The San Benito County Probation Department and local artist Joel Esqueda gave these children the opportunity to paint murals around the park.

R.E.A.C.H.-ing into the parks with art

At risk juveniles create art at the San Benito County Historical Park

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 Manuel Silva rides in the lead. Photo courtesy San Benito County Historical Society

Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade Rides Into 2018

It's back! The Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade kicks off a week of festivities leading up to 85th annual San Benito Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo.

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Appeal to resubmit permit to manufacture medical cannabis in Hollister for children fails

Previously denied permits to cultivate, manufacture and dispense cannabis, owner of 817 Industrial Drive property appeals to resubmit for manufacturing medical cannabis for children. His attempt fails.

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San Benito High School to hold graduation on campus in 2018

The district has announced that the June 8 ceremony will be held on campus, rather than at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas, after a potential delay in the campus construction schedule has made the area near the practice soccer fields available

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