It’s not yet Thanksgiving, but volunteers and business owners in Hollister this week began preparing for holiday shoppers, decorating stores and stringing lights.Thirty trees donated by Bourdet's Christmas Trees are being decorated by local nonprofit groups, and will be...
Although San Benito County has no confirmed cases of hepatitis A, out of an abundance of caution, health officials are working closely with city officials to conduct prevention and control measures.These measures include providing hepatitis A vaccine to at-risk...
A San Benito County Superior Court judge on Monday, Nov. 13, ruled that Mitchell Dabo, president of the county Board of Education, illegally emptied nearly $644,000 in a private charitable trust for his own personal use.Superior Court Judge Marjorie...
A recent tobacco age compliance operation found three Hollister businesses out of compliance with checking identification: Diaz Liquors, Home Town Gasoline, and Shop and Save Gas and Retail.On October 12, 2017, the Hollister Fire Department and Code Enforcement Division,...
The Hollister Police Department is teaming up with Turning Wheels for Kids to provide local children with donated bicycles this holiday season.Turning Wheels for Kids is a San Jose-based nonprofit charity group that works to provide bikes to children...
The Hollister Police Department identified a hit and run victim from a collision Thursday night.On November 9 around 9:30 p.m., Hollister police officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision report. The incident was reported at Pinnacles National Park...
San Juan Bautista Mayor Chris Martorana this week tried and failed to remove city Planning Commission Chairman John Hopper from the planning body without cause.In its public discussion of the mayor’s proposal at a special meeting of the San...
The lawsuit filed by the Community Foundation for San Benito County against the president of the San Benito County Board of Education, Mitchell Dabo, is finally scheduled for trial on Monday, Nov. 13.At stake is at least $1.8 million...
As he broke the tape—signifying a decisive victory in last Friday’s California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Northern California Cross Country Championships at Toro Park in Salinas, Hartnell College standout Ricky Esqueda had flashbacks of all the peaks and...
Cannabis was on the Hollister City Council agenda yet again this week, and council members sprinted through the pot-related items faster than in previous marathon cannabis discussions.Seven medical cannabis facilities were approved on the council’s consent agenda, but council...

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Honoring our veterans

The parades that run through downtown Hollister are like no other. They celebrate homecomings. They celebrate rodeos and holiday seasons.And they celebrate heroes.On Saturday,...

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Public Health offers food safety tips

With the holiday season fast approaching, San Benito County Public Health reminds consumers about the importance of safe food handling to prevent foodborne illness.Bacteria...