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Four tomato cannery workers who participated in the June 2017 strike at San Benito Foods and then were fired in July are taking their cases to arbitration next month.“The company never gave us a chance to explain why we...
Many San Benito County residents  felt a slight jolt just before lunch Monday, as a 4.7-magnitude earthquake centered about 50 miles south shook the area.The earthquake occurred about 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13, with an epicenter northeast of Gonzales, according...
The new Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony last with week the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Hollister Downtown Association.“I understand that their capacity has been full and we...
It’s not yet Thanksgiving, but volunteers and business owners in Hollister this week began preparing for holiday shoppers, decorating stores and stringing lights.Thirty trees donated by Bourdet's Christmas Trees are being decorated by local nonprofit groups, and will be...
Although San Benito County has no confirmed cases of hepatitis A, out of an abundance of caution, health officials are working closely with city officials to conduct prevention and control measures.These measures include providing hepatitis A vaccine to at-risk...
A San Benito County Superior Court judge on Monday, Nov. 13, ruled that Mitchell Dabo, president of the county Board of Education, illegally emptied nearly $644,000 in a private charitable trust for his own personal use.Superior Court Judge Marjorie...

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Hollister OKs seven cannabis facilities

Cannabis was on the Hollister City Council agenda yet again this week, and council members sprinted through the pot-related items faster than in previous...