Fourteen San Benito High School students in the district’s Career Technical Education vocational program were recognized after committing to an array of career pathways once they graduate this spring. In a first-of-its-kind ceremony March 28 fittingly held inside...
Hollister has changed dramatically in the last 13 years since the city’s general plan was last updated. Now city staff and council are preparing to start the drafting process for a new general plan that will serve...
Hollister City Manager Bill Avera is resigning after five years on the job, less than a year after he signed a three-year contract.The former city development services director surprised the city council with...
On March 23, the Baler Education Foundation celebrated seven distinguished people at the annual Baler Hall of Fame Fest.This year’s honorees are:Sandy LydonSandy is a 1957 graduate of San Benito High where he was a member of the California...
San Benito High School continues to use grant funding to update its transportation fleet to make it more environmentally friendly, according to a recent announcement from SBHS District staff.On March 26, the district acquired two 2019 Chevrolet...
After having his blood drawn earlier in the day March 14, San Benito High School senior Jaron Cota was backstage conducting a tech rehearsal for the production of the school musical, “Newsies.” It was Pi Day and the...
Two local residents—one released from prison earlier this year and the other a downtown Hollister business owner—were arrested for failing to register as sex offenders with San Benito County authorities, according to the sheriff’s office.
“The Hollister Police Department would never call you and demand money," reads a statement from the PD.
Gavilan College enrollments are continuing to decline, and the college blames a low unemployment rate and strong economy in south Santa Clara County for the drop. The latest available numbers show that Gilroy-based Gavilan’s student count dropped from...
Former Aromas-San Juan Unified School District Trustee Jose Flores had driven by San Juan Elementary School countless times, always noticing the faded school logo on the side of the gymnasium. “It’s faded. It’s like this sore thumb,” said...

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Growing up in farmworker housing in Paicines, California informed how newly elected state Assemblymember Robert Rivas ran his campaign for his District...