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May 10, 2021

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Shawn Herrera: County Board of Education Candidate

Shawn Herrera’s passion for education runs deep because he knows firsthand the profound effect a quality education can have on individuals.

Kosmicki: Ideas you won’t hear from local candidates

In honor of an election year, here’s a 25-point plan for political change in the county that you probably won’t hear a peep about between now and November:

City planning meeting canceled

The Hollister Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday has been canceled.

Player Interview: Hyram Miskin reacts to win over Seaside

In this Player Interview video, Hyram Miskin talks with the Free Lance about Monday's 56-50 victory over Seaside. Miskin led the Balers with 13 points. Look back for more Player Interview videos on the Free Lance website.

Sheriff’s deputies seek suspect in attempted kidnapping

San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies are in search of a man who alleged approached the boyfriend of an ex-girlfriend and hit the man with a metal pipe. Officers are looking for Cameron Bush in relation to the case.

California Senate vote keeps bullet train alive

SACRAMENTO – The state Senate authorized initial funding for California's high-speed rail project, handing a victory to Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration, which have been pushing hard for the first-in-the-nation bullet train.

Guest view: What Is American Patriotism?

Our young republic’s life was at stake. Our “star-spangled banner” waved defiantly through “the rockets’ red glare”, as the British Navy bombarded Baltimore’s Fort McHenry.

Pinnacle editorial: At-large mayor solidifies lines of leadership

Hollister City Council members have set the stage for a monumentally important decision for voters, and one that the electorate should embrace as a step toward progress.

Hollister OKs separate election measures on mayor, treasurer

Hollister City Council members had a case of deja vu at Monday’s meeting, when they approved a third resolution to place considerations for an at-large mayor and an appointed treasurer on the June ballot.

Letters: Reader laments the idea of ‘Mission Accomplished’

Finally, “Mission accomplished” In Iraq? But what really was the mission and what did it accomplish? We were mislead into almost 9 years of war by President Bush and V.P. Cheney, who still tries to justify it. He said we would be greeted as liberators. However the end result seems to be resentment and hatred by much of the Muslim world towards the “liberators.” The war was prosecuted on the basis Iraq  had W. M. D. There is still no evidence any existed.