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A new bell schedule for students, a new grading system for teachers and a slew of upgraded facilities for everyone on campus have San Benito High School Principal Adrian Ramirez preparing for a seamless start to the...
Hollister police arrested a man who tried to dispose of a loaded handgun while he ran from an officer, according to authorities. The suspect was ultimately booked on suspicion of multiple weapons and...

Alara Wins

Every once in a while, somebody wins the lottery on their first try, or scores a 3-pointer from across the court. Janu Goelz did the equivalent by winning Best of Show at the Central Coast Wine Competition for her 2017 Alara Cellars’s 2017 Grenache Blanc, San Benito County.
One or two minutes may be all the warning you get when it comes to fire. Fire-safe gardening around your home can give you the time you need to get out safely.
“You will never amount to anything.”Javier Mendez needed to hear those words only once for it to have a profound effect on his life. Mendez was 12 years old when he heard...
A Hollister Police officer is recovering from injuries suffered during an altercation with a fleeing, violent suspect just east of the city’s downtown Aug. 5, according to authorities. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the...

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Ag faces challenges in age of tech

While most Americans drift further and further from their agricultural past, the business of farming is still booming. But it is changing—and technology is...