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Hollister’s Elyssa Hernandez Competes for El Salvador National Football Team
Baler sophomore wins spot on the U-17 squad and sparkles in CONCACAF tourney in Mexico.
Meet the Candidates: District 1 Supervisor
Residents will vote March 5 in the District 1 race for a seat on the San Benito County Board of Supervisors, with incumbent Dom Zanger facing off against challengers Stacie McGrady and Dustin Weber.
From Los Angeles Times...
San Francisco Set to Apologize to Black Residents for ‘Systemic Racism’
Members of the board gathered to put forward a resolution that takes responsibility for the history of discrimination against Black San Franciscans.
From Benito Link...
Fact Check: “20,000 More Houses?” Election Flier
BenitoLink’s second fact-checking article of the election season examines a flier titled “20,000 More Houses,” looking into which statements are correct, false, misleading or taken out of context.
State Parks Recommends Grant for Gilroy Trail
The city of Gilroy would be able to use $200,000 to construct a new 4,500 linear foot multi-use trail segment—known as Lions Creek Trail—with educational signage and distance markers.
Bill Proposes Bond Measure for Offshore Wind Energy
In a step toward building the first massive wind farms off California’s coast, three assemblymembers proposed a $1 billion bond act aimed at helping ports build capacity to assemble, construct and transport wind turbines and other large equipment.
BenitoLink Releases Your Voice—Your Vote Primary Forum Videos, Survey
BenitoLink hosted an election forum at the Granada Theater in Hollister, and thanks to sponsors was able to record and edit short videos on each race.
Business, Labor Fight Over California Law Few Know About
Coalitions on opposite sides put out competing studies on the little-known Private Attorneys General Act, which allows employees to file class-action lawsuits over some labor law violations.
County Outlines Business Plan for Hazel Hawkins
San Benito County has submitted an expanded letter of intent to the San Benito Health Care District as it continues to push for the creation of a Joint Powers Authority to run Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.
Nordic Naturals Issues Voluntary Recall of Baby's Vitamin D3 Liquid Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D3
Raw Cheddar Cheese - Voluntary Product Recall
Capitol Distributing Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sesame in Product
Sacramento has more homeless residents than San Francisco. One story about why that happened, and another about an attempt to help. And: Black literature, California style.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve assembled a travel guide to California chocolate.
Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.
Lawmakers in California and other states are now making attempts to prevent the reported harms to children caused by social media platforms. The U.S. Senate got into the act as well, at a dramatic Jan. 31 hearing.
Meet the organizations working to win social justice for African Americans in California and beyond. And: Welcome Yolo County to CALocal.
Here’s a short list of just some of the organizations working to build better futures for African Americans in California.
“Intelligent” speed-limiting technology will be required in all new California cars starting in 2027, if a new law authored by San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener passes.
In San Mateo County, a new law allows police to charge homeless people with criminal offenses if they don’t accept shelter. SCOTUS will soon weigh in with a potential landmark decision in an Oregon case.
While millions of Californians seek affordable housing elsewhere, an ambitious man backed by billionaires dreams of building an urban Utopia in Central Valley farm country.
We’re getting ready to track the progress of California Forever’s plans to build a city of 400,000 in what is now Solano County farm country.
In NYT’s “The Farmers Had What the Billionaires Wanted,” we meet a man who wants to build a city in the middle of nowhere, and folks who are slowing him down.
The California housing crisis is not only weakening the state politically at the national level, it could shift the political balance in Washington, D.C., as Republican-led states add population while California’s exodus continues.
Former Major League Baseball star Steve Garvey, a political rookie, faces off against veteran U.S. House members Adam Schiff, Katie Porter and Barbara Lee in the first 2024 California Senate race debate Monday evening in Los Angeles.
Ten state agencies are dedicated to keeping California scenic. And while you’re out exploring, check out some of our state’s most venerable eateries.
Pea Soup Anderson’s closed before its 100th birthday. Here are 24 restaurants 100 years or older that you can still visit.
Hanna Nakano says her monthly newspaper raises the voices of local residents through “the power of documentation and the power of publishing.”
How California’s 10 state conservancies buy up open land and shield it from developers to preserve the natural environment for public use.
California Forever, the company behind a proposed new city in Solano County, will submit a ballot measure seeking an exemption from local laws to allow development on the massive project to proceed.
With traffic deaths now regularly topping 300 per year, Measure HLA on the March 5 ballot gives Los Angeles voters the opportunity to force their reluctant city to implement new traffic safety measures.
Two causes of unnecessary death: “traffic violence” and COVID-19. Plus: Mickey Mouse is finally free!
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Attend a Central Coast Creative Corps ARTIST WORKSHOP
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Dine Around the World in Gilroy
Treat your tastebuds to an international culinary adventure in Gilroy! While the Garlic Capital of the World boasts some of the best Mexican cuisine, you can also savor delectable dishes [...]
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