“I’m not looking to do this to become a politician,” Fernandez said. “If I win, that’ll be great. I will do the best that I can for the city and for its citizens.”
Local ballots include two county supervisors’ seats, Hollister Mayor and two City Council seats, two seats on the San Juan Bautista City Council, Monterey County Board of Education Trustee Area 5, San Benito County Board of Education District 1, Cabrillo Community College Trustee Area 7, South Monterey County Joint Union High School District and Hollister School District Trustee Areas 2 and 4.
Police arrested a transient Hollister man Wednesday after he tried to assault a woman and an officer with a piece of metal pipe, authorities said.
Hollister Police released this image from security camera footage of a suspect in a recent string of vandalism incidents.
Police arrested a 60-year-old man who used multiple weapons to attack and injure members of his family in Hollister before stabbing himself multiple times, according to authorities.
Candidates for Hollister’s mayoral and city council races are largely self-funding their campaigns to win the Nov. 3 election, according to financial activity disclosure forms filed with the city clerk’s office.
Over the next several days, the Hollister Free Lance will profile candidates for local City of Hollister and San Benito County offices that will appear on the Nov. 3 election.
Mora, 44, is ready to take on another big responsibility as he aims to win the race to become the new mayor of Hollister in the Nov. 3 General Election.
Velazquez, who is running for his fourth term in the Nov. 3 election, said one way to “protect” the city is slow growth, which means approving thousands of new homes is not the answer for the future.
Julio Rodriguez has returned to school to earn a degree in urban planning, something he knows will serve him well should he get elected to the Hollister City Council District 4 seat.