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Local leaders got an update on a new traffic channel that will make it easier and safer for pedestrians and motorists to drive through a busy stretch of road at the sprawling San Benito High School campus in Hollister....
Jobs, jobs, jobs. That is what San Benito County leaders heard Tuesday as they adopted an economic development strategy that aims to create more local employment, fill industrial parks, attract new business to the region and train local workers...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requiring Granite Rock to control stormwater runoff and improve oil spill prevention at California facilities. The federal agency has reached a settlement with Granite Rock Company over Clean Water Act violations at three...
Gavilan College President Dr. Kathleen Rose talked about new buildings and new programs for the 2017-2018 academic year at Gavilan College.Q: What’s new and exciting this year at Gavilan?A: We’ve made a lot of upgrades to our facilities in...
Hollister VFW Post 9242 is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Out of 56 entries, Ramon Covarrubias, a 7th grader at Cienega School, wrote the winning essay, “America’s Gift to My Generation.” Covarrubias...
Mitchell Dabo revealed this week he would not seek election to a third one-year term as president of the San Benito County Board of Education.Dabo’s revelation, in an interview with the Free Lance on Wednesday, occurred one day after...

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With the new year fast approaching, Hollister will be a different place when it comes to the holy green.The Hollister City Council and other...