San Benito voters approved Measure C on Tuesday,with 58 percent in favor of setting up a tax structure for future expansion of the county’s budding cannabis business into unincorporated San Benito County.With citizens of Hollister and San Juan Bautista...
Early returns from the four counties in the sprawling 30th Assembly district left no doubt about the front-runner, San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas. He will likely face first-time Republican candidate Neil Kitchens in a November runoff, as fellow...
The Hollister City Council dealt the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce a financial blow Monday when they unanimously refused to award $78,000 over five years for the Chamber's tourism efforts.The proposed memorandum of understanding would not only have...
When Lois Bandeira-Locci was campaigning four years ago for the District 7 seat on the Gavilan Joint Community College District board, the driving factor of her candidacy was the delayed development of the San Benito County extension campus.As her...
Hollister paid tribute to fallen servicemen and women May 28 during Memorial Day ceremonies.The event is coordinated annually by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9242. Post commander George Nava said it was a memorable day of...
After an early exit from the Central Coast Section playoffs last season, the San Benito High softball team finds itself in a familiar position—back in the championship game. The No. 15 seed Haybalers rolled to a 5-0 win over...
For Rep. Jimmy Panetta, whose 20th District includes some of the nation’s biggest farm producers, voting against the most recent Farm Bill was difficult but necessary.“The failure of the Farm Bill on the House floor last week was due...
The state’s petroleum industry is spending $320,000 in the District 30 State Assembly race to defeat fundraising frontrunner Robert Rivas. The San Benito County supervisor hopes to succeed Anna Caballero, who is running for state senate this year and...
When one thinks of Pinnacles National Park, three special features come to mind: the park’s namesake rocky pinnacles, the unique talus caves, and the resident California condor. Years ago, Barry Breckling, the now retired ranger at Henry Coe State...
An 80-acre piece of land referred to as Fairview Corners on Fairview Road near the Ridgemark Golf Club and Resort in Hollister has sat vacant for more than 10 years since being purchased by Gavilan College.While the goal of...

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Old Pinnacles Trailhead

When one thinks of Pinnacles National Park, three special features come to mind: the park’s namesake rocky pinnacles, the unique talus caves, and the...

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Both supe races are November runoffs

Barely more than 25 percent of San Benito County voters took the time to cast ballots in the June 5 primary, but in the...