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Saturday, December 16, 2017
The new Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony last with week the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Hollister Downtown Association.“I understand that their capacity has been full and we...
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...
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...
San Benito County supervisors changed their minds this week, and voted unanimously against giving themselves a 56-percent pay raise.The Board of Supervisors last month had given preliminary approval, on a 4-1 vote, to increase their salaries from $48,000 to...
Between June 2016—when the Hollister City Council entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement to sell the 400 block of San Benito Street—and its vote a year later to sell the property, the price jumped by 77 percent. Council members...
Before she moved into the new Buena Vista apartment complex in Hollister last month, Mary (who did not want to give her last name) lived with her two kids in one room at her parent’s house.“It was hard,” said...
San Benito County Chamber of Commerce President Juli Vieira gave an update on tourism efforts at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.County supervisors allocated $18,000 to the chamber in their 2016-2017 budget.Tourism efforts included printing guides and pamphlets, filming commercials,...
Nearly 30 years after a massive earthquake destroyed a section of downtown Hollister, the future of the vacant 400 block of San Benito Street will be decided by the city’s electorate next November.On Monday, the Hollister City Council...
The nature of work is changing and as businesses struggle to fill job openings, local biotech company Teknova has taken a proactive approach and teamed up with Gavilan College to offer its workforce a way to expand their skills...
Outside Hollister below the majestic foothills that lead the way to Pinnacles National Park is Oils of Paicines, a small family-run business that produces award-winning, certified organic extra virgin olive oil.“Some of the olive trees are more than 50...

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Hollister mulls residential growth plan

As the Hollister skyline changes with the construction of new housing, city leaders are looking at an annual cap on new single-family homes as...