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Saturday, December 16, 2017
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 officials approached the Hollister City Council Monday night to ask for $200,000 annually to help maintain the new HOME (Homeless Opportunities Meals and Empowerment) Resource Center.The following day at the San Benito County Board of Supervisors...
San Benito County Public Health Services will conduct a free flu vaccination clinic later this month in preparation for the upcoming flu season.The free vaccination clinic will be held Thursday, October 26 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at...
The County of San Benito Public Health Department is advising residents to take precautions due to the visible smoke in the air.The current situation is a result of unhealthy air quality from the wildfires in the North Bay and...
With the Calaveras fault running through Hollister and the San Andreas fault in San Benito County, it’s no surprise that every earthquake in the region creates aftershocks on social media.Over the last month, five earthquakes have occurred in the...
Public health officials warn of an increase in hepatitis A cases throughout California. While San Benito County has no confirmed cases of the disease, county public health officials want residents to know how to prevent infection.Hepatitis A can...
The new West Hills Water Treatment Plant is now operational and bringing higher-quality, better-tasting water to the west and central areas of Hollister.A grand opening event is planned to celebrate on Saturday, November 4 at 10 a.m.The treatment plant...
The West Nile virus has been detected in San Benito County.“In San Benito County we just received confirmation that one sentinel chicken tested positive for the West Nile virus,” San Benito County Agricultural Commissioner Karen Overstreet said in a...
Natural disasters can happen at any time or any place. Residents in Texas, Louisiana and Florida know that first hand with the devastating Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. San Benito County is no stranger to natural disasters. Massive flooding occurred...
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...

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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...