After months of delays, the $26 million, 80-unit Vista Del Oro apartment complex should be finished by October, providing subsidized housing for San Benito farmworkers.The apartments, ranging from one to three bedrooms, will...
The closure of Nash Road at San Benito High School is set to be completed this October. School and county officials had originally hoped the road could close to weekday traffic in August, providing a bypass around the school to...
The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild Color Run.The run, a spectacular 5K coordinated by the City of Hollister Recreation Department, was...
With the filing period for candidates set to close Aug. 10, voters likely will have choices in all of the races for Hollister City Council and San Benito County Board of Supervisors.As of July 31, several candidates had filed...
A new grading system—one that calls for students to receive three separate marks per class in the categories of academics, citizenship and work habits—will be expanded for the 2018-19 school year at San Benito High School.It likely will mean...
With the Hollister City Council out on vacation in July, further developments in the development of a local cannabis industry have been stalled. When council members return, they likely will hear a request from former Hollister mayor and president of...

Worldly bikes

Hot enough for ya? Sure, it’s toasty, but there are ways to bicycle around that. Ride as early as possible. Slather yourself with sunscreen before and during your ride! If you haven’t discovered solar-specific clothing like arm covers, start...
Michael Pritchard is passionate about teaching the effects of bullying, and he has a gift of tackling the serious subject with humor.When asked about his own experiences with bullying, he laughs, “Well, I had three older brothers!”Pritchard, a stand-up...
With the Gilroy Garlic Festival mere days away, you may be wondering what this year’s event is bringing to the table (other than the strong-smelling bulb).Todd Trekell, the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival president, says the festival’s committee surveyed customers...
Ask any young lady who’s been named a pageant queen, and she’ll tell you the title was won only after months of preparation. And for some, after years of dreaming about it.But Sloan Pace had never even considered it.“I...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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New multi-use facility opens

San Benito High School’s new physical education and athletic multi-use field was officially dedicated with a Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to...

Medieval Faire returns