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Rain passed through the region this weekend, but didn’t devastate homes and roads like in months prior.Recent rainfall and flooding over the last couple months caused San Benito County to declare a local emergency for flooding in the areas...
If you’ve ever dreamed about starting your own business, now might be the perfect time to make it a reality.Startup Challenge Monterey Bay, a business competition for entrepreneurs and startups, is now open and accepting applications. The event is...
While Santa Cruz just dealt with an immigration raid, Hollister’s undocumented immigrants have been safe to this point.Immigration and Customs Enforcement is conducting immigration raids across the country. A raid took place in Santa Cruz on Feb. 13, but...
The local workforce development board is accepting comments on a plan to address employment issues in San Benito County.To learn about the plan, how to submit comments and other information, go here.According to the announcement released Thursday:The San Benito...
Council members received a report Monday on the city’s outdated sanitary sewer management plan, currently overdue for an update.The state water board issued Hollister a notice of violation this month for two separate 2016 wastewater spills that discharged into...
A job fair is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 9 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister.The job fair includes a special 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. time for veterans to take part before the general...
Council members Monday are set to receive a report on what’s called the Hollister’s Sanitary Sewer Management Plan, an update to a long-outdated plan that comes after the state water board’s recent wastewater violation notice.
Data from the state department of water resources revealed the nearby San Luis Reservoir was at 80 percent of its total capacity and Hernandez Reservoir in San Benito County was about 40 percent full.
County supervisors are expected Feb. 7 to receive a report regarding the possibility of a $5 million shortfall on the jail-expansion project.
Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez in a September meeting pushed to have other council members fire City Manager Bill Avera over two wastewater spills last summer into the San Benito River bed, according to a source familiar with the consideration.

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A Japanese cultural celebration

By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...

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A Japanese cultural celebration

By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...