San Benito County has a long and proud history of excellent wineries, including Leal Vineyards and Winery, and Centani Vineyard in Hollister and the Aimee June Winery in San Juan Bautista—or if you're in the mood for...
On Small Business Saturday, as shoppers perused the small shops and boutiques in downtown Hollister, one in particular, San Benito Bene, was the one-stop shop for everything San Benito County. Since 2011 owner Kathina Szeto has worked...
Lettuce growers along the Central Coast, including San Benito County, were in the cross-hairs of federal investigators Monday, Nov. 26, less than a week after the government warned consumers, grocers and restaurants nationwide to destroy all romaine...
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...
On every summer Wednesday until Sept. 26, the Hollister Downtown Association hosts its Certified Farmers Market on San Benito Street between Fourth and Seventh streets. With plenty of food trucks, farm fresh produce, music and a smattering of informational...
As local business leaders seek to attract more employers to San Benito County, the San Benito Business Council, along with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting, are hosting a free roundtable for small and medium-sized manufacturers next month. The free event,Thursday, June...
Last Friday Johnny’s Bar and Grill new owner Peter Lago was on the road to Gilroy to buy two new filing cabinets for his new bookkeeper. One of his cooks was in jail. His credit card machine was on...
The debate over the June 5 vote on Measure C—a tax on cannabis production outside of San Benito County’s two cities—unofficially kicked off Apr. 25 at the quarterly meeting of the Hollister Downtown Association. At the gathering at Paine's restaurant...
More than 150 volunteers took to the streets Saturday, April 21 to add some sparkle back to downtown Hollister, where the Hollister Downtown Business Association held a Spring Cleanup. Residents grabbed brooms, dustpans, garden gloves and shovels and worked up...
For new Morgan Hill neighborhoods, outlying ranches, or businesses where fiber-optic cable lines haven't yet reached, getting adequate high-speed internet may not only be frustrating, but it can hinder economic progress. To help bring internet services from these areas...

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Hollister PD to host drug takeback day

The Hollister Police Department and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will co-host a prescription drug disposal event from 10am to 2pm Oct. 26.