For the first time in its storied history, the 2019 San Benito County Spelling Bee had its more than 150 student participants type their answers using a computer keyboard into a Google electronic document rather than writing...
Uesugi Farms has harvested its last crops.The large, well-known, family-owned vegetable producer with operations in California—Santa Clara, Contra Costa, San Benito and other counties—and Mexico, is selling off all of its equipment and...
Police arrested two Hollister men on suspicion of carrying an illegal weapon last week after the men refused to yield to an attempted traffic stop, according to authorities.About 10:43pm Jan. 17, Hollister Police...
Police are asking the public for help in the investigation of a Jan. 13 shooting near an elementary school in northwest Hollister.About 10:04pm Jan. 13, Hollister police received a call reporting gunshots fired...
San Benito High School’s Robotics Team recently won a $5,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration that will allow the team to pay for the cost of registering for competitions. Adviser Thien Vu-Nguyen said the...
The Hollister Police Department will increase patrols in efforts to reduce dangerous driving around school zones, according to an announcement from local police. The locations will vary around the school sites within the City of Hollister. “The pick-up and...
A new elementary school at Santana Ranch will be completed in January 2021—six months later than the original estimate—after the Hollister School District Board of Education approved new design plans. The board voted 4-1 in favor of change...
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies on Jan. 11 were looking for a Hollister man who had been released after a drug arrest. Several days after the man was released, deputies found weapons, drugs and bomb-making materials in...
As the federal government shutdown entered its third week with no end in sight, local farmers and home buyers were already feeling the pinch. If the shutdown continues, a wider range of services will be affected, say...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta’s first week of his second term was a busy one, as the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives faced new responsibilities and a government shutdown.Panetta and his Congressional...

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Clever canine

Audiences are going to the dogs with San Benito Stage Company’s latest production about a man and his best (canine) friend.

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Hollister Prep granted new lease at Hardin

With the addition of two more classrooms to accommodate its grade-level expansion, Navigator Schools’ Hollister Prep School was granted a new facilities...