Mayor Ignacio Velazquez said the Hollister City Council is violating state law by stalling the certification of a petition to place the 400 block of San Benito Street development before voters.“Once they have verification from the , at the...
After spending hours in a closed door meeting Tuesday, the San Benito County Board of Supervisors decided to delay enforcement action against the operator of the Panoche Valley Solar Farm.Officials met with representatives from ConEdison Development for nearly four...
Residents crowded Hollister City Hall during a special meeting Monday to express their concerns about the city’s growth.City leaders were discussing housing allocations for next year when the council decided to push the topic to a future meeting...
Calling their existing medical cannabis policy a mess, county legislators Tuesday decided to defer a vote on proposed rules for cultivation and manufacturing operations to November.“I personally have developed major reservations about moving forward with this medical marijuana ordinance...
San Benito County leaders threatened to stop work at Panoche Valley Solar Farm Tuesday as tensions flared over unpaid tax revenue and lack of local workers at the renewable energy site.After heated exchanges between the supervisors and a...
Cannabis was not on the agenda for the Hollister City Council meeting Monday, but that did not stop three dispensary applicants from requesting reconsideration.Last week, the city leaders approved just one—out of two—possible medical cannabis dispensaries. Purple Cross Rx...
A happy donkey holding a burrito greets motorists as they enter Hollister along Fourth Street.The large sign adorns the top of El Burrito, a taqueria that serves dishes inspired by the Baja California region.“Baja California has cuisine that is...
The Hollister City Council approved local medical cannabis business Purple Cross Rx to move forward in the dispensary permit process after a testy face-off between council members and Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez.After hearing presentations from six medical cannabis dispensary...
Thousands of Hollister residents can look forward to receiving better quality drinking water when the West Hills Water Treatment Plant goes into operation at the end of the month.Located off Union Road by the San Justo Reservoir, the...
The Community Foundation of San Benito County and its allies have launched an online petition to support its plans to build the nonprofit new offices on the 400 block of San Benito Street.Started last Friday, the online petition is...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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New multi-use facility opens

San Benito High School’s new physical education and athletic multi-use field was officially dedicated with a Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to...

Medieval Faire returns