A taste of Hawaii is at Ohana Shave Ice in downtown Hollister.“We want to bring the flavors of the island to the mainland,” said Karina Hernandez, who with husband, Peter, opened the stylish eatery less than two weeks ago.The...
For the second year in a row, the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos.Starting Thursday, top California bluegrass bands will descend on the beautiful venue, giving attendees...
The City of Hollister marked a milestone with cake and entertainment Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Building.“The 40th anniversary of the recreation department is an amazing accomplishment,” Hollister City Councilman Jim Gillio told a crowd of locals and parks...
The flashing red intersection at Fifth and San Benito streets is expected to become a permanent, four-way stop.The Hollister City Council accepted the results of a traffic operations analysis for the San Benito Street corridor at their Monday meeting....
Collecting is more than a passion for Hollister antiques dealer, Sherry Dolfin.“It’s an affliction,” said the proprietor of Sherry’s Adoptable Dolls & Antiques at 890 San Benito Street, between smothered bursts of laughter.Dolfin, and business partner, Claudia Arnold, are...
Caltrans will commence a vegetation and brush control project on Highway 129 starting Thursday, August 10.The vegetation control project will reduce the threat of brush fires in the area and improve sight distance for all travelers, according to a...
San Juan Bautista residents crowded city hall to speak out against a proposed Formula One Grand Prix racetrack at a Tuesday meeting of the city planning commission.The proposal, Motor & Technology Center of Excellence, includes a raceway, convention center,...
Hollister families mingled with local law enforcement on Tuesday at National Night Out, an annual community-building event that brings public safety officers and neighbors together with local agencies and organizations.“It’s awesome,” said Sonny Flores, as his six-year-old son, Jimmy...
Beneath the Hollister night sky at the San Benito High School football stadium, more than two hundred people walked at the Relay for Life of Hollister cancer fundraiser last weekend.Twenty-four teams and 222 participants took part in the overnight...
A medical cannabis recommendation clinic with several licensed physicians will not be allowed to operate at a former bank in the historic center of San Juan Bautista, according to a decision by the city’s planning commission during its Tuesday...

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After all the work home gardeners have done preparing garden beds, pulling weeds and irrigating, summer is normally a time of plenty. Plenty to...

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Taqueria evokes cuisine of Baja, CA

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...