The San Benito Foods tomato processing warehouse on Hawkins Street suffered a “catastrophic collapse” of the roof Wednesday, but no injuries or ongoing danger to employees were reported, according to authorities. Hollister Fire Marshal...
Corey Shaffer is the new executive director of the Hollister Downtown Association. Shaffer, who has held positions with a variety of companies in the financial and recreational industries, handled promotions, business development and social...
The San Benito County Board of Supervisors delayed a decision Sept. 10 to allow expanded commercial development at four Highway 101 intersections. The vote was delayed until Sept. 24 because planners added some changes...
Tiffany Motor Company, the oldest Ford dealership in California and one of the most entrenched business institutions in Hollister, is changing hands after 109 years and four generations of family ownership. The dealership is...
The Hollister Planning Commission on Aug. 22 postponed its decision on two large cannabis growing operations at the request of the applicants. Felipe Nine, LLC is seeking approval to construct 220,000 square feet of...
Interest is high in the first dispensary to open in Hollister city limits. Genesis Marketplace opened four weeks ago at 1802 Shelton Drive, and on a recent Thursday morning, a steady flow of customers...
The San Benito Health Foundation celebrated the completion of an 18-month renovation project of its Community Health Center Aug. 14 with an open house that drew more than 100 community members, politicians and others to the Hollister...
The 2018 Farm Bill made it legal to grow commercial hemp in the U.S. for the first time in half a century, but fewer than half of California’s counties allow the crop. San Benito is one of...
San Benito Bene, 615-B San Benito St. in Hollister, is celebrating its eight-year anniversary on Saturday, July 27 from 11am-2pm. San Benito Bene, owned by Kathina Szeto, offers a variety of local products such...
The San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal July 23 that will transform a former turkey farm and equestrian facility into a hemp processor. San Jose-based Pacific Bay Capital Group plans to...

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Westrick promises to stay involved

Hollister Police Chief David Westrick anticipates certain aspects of his life won’t change much after he retires from a 30-year law enforcement career before the end of this month.