With all the new cannabis businesses starting up in Hollister, who is in charge of overseeing it all? The City of Hollister’s new Cannabis Affairs Division.“On behalf of the city, we want to inform the community that the rules...
If you have ever considered running for local office, now is your chance.Monday Feb. 12 kicked off the nomination period for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election. The nomination period ends on Friday, March 9, a date that...
This may be great weather for weekend fun, but a continued lack of rainfall has state and federal officials worried about a return of drought conditions, after two wet winters.It hasn’t rained a drop here for more than a...
Police arrested an 18-year-old Hollister man on charges that he supplied another teen with a potent opioid that resulted in the victim’s overdose death.In December 2017, Hollister Police officers responded to a reported overdose death at an unspecified location...
Progress on the Nash Road Bypass—a critical component of San Benito High School’s new campus plan— is inching along, according to an update given at February’s intergovernmental committee meeting.The new bypass road will allow the closing of a portion...
San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas’ political campaign announced last week the endorsement of Equality California in the race for the 30th State Assembly District.“I am extremely proud to be endorsed by Equality California,” Rivas said. “I am dedicated...
There’s a little-known town in the state of Maine, where temperatures are low, relationships are ever-changing, and surreal experiences are commonplace.San Benito Stage Company (SBSC) is bringing this fictional town - and the play of the same name-  “Almost,...
Nearly $7 million in upgrades to the outdoor athletic facilities at Gavilan College are in full swing. The end result will put the local community college in a league of its own.The multi-faceted project, which provides a complete overhaul...
San Benito County voters may be asked again this fall to vote on a countywide sales tax, a one-cent levy that would fund road repairs, maintenance and transportation projects.Voters rejected a sales tax measure in 2016.The Council of San...
The Hollister City Council unanimously voted Monday night to allow recreational cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and testing businesses to operate within city limits. Recreational, or adult-use, dispensaries and retail sales are still prohibited, but medical cannabis will be available...

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Police warn of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scams

Hollister police are warning residents of a “virtual kidnapping scam” in which a caller or callers have attempted to extract ransom money from unsuspecting...