The Hollister City Council still awaits clearance from the State of California to ensure that a new growth management program adopted earlier this year will not conflict with rules set by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.To...
The U.S. Supreme Court justices Tuesday heard arguments in its first abortion-related case under President Trump, and “pregnancy centers” in Gilroy and Hollister were center stage.In a story that led nearly every major national news report on Tuesday, lawyers...
A statewide initiative to ask voters to change portions of three crime-related laws is picking up steam in Santa Clara County, and is soon expected to reach San Benito County.Over the last week and a half, both the Morgan...
In the view of City Manager Bill Avera, the City of Hollister is “in good shape.”Avera reported on economic condition of the city at a recent San Benito County Chamber of Commerce lunch event billed as a “state of...
County voters may be asked to vote on several different tax measures in the June and November elections.The San Benito County Board of Supervisors this week began looking at tax ballot measures to fund regional road repairs, public safety,...
A shift from an at-large to a trustee area election system this year will determine three seats on the San Benito High School District Board of Trustees for the first time in November.For the current five-member board, the change...
If you have ever considered running for local office, now is your chance.Monday Feb. 12 kicked off the nomination period for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election. The nomination period ends on Friday, March 9, a date that...
San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas’ political campaign announced last week the endorsement of Equality California in the race for the 30th State Assembly District.“I am extremely proud to be endorsed by Equality California,” Rivas said. “I am dedicated...
San Benito County voters may be asked again this fall to vote on a countywide sales tax, a one-cent levy that would fund road repairs, maintenance and transportation projects.Voters rejected a sales tax measure in 2016.The Council of San...
The Hollister City Council unanimously voted Monday night to allow recreational cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and testing businesses to operate within city limits. Recreational, or adult-use, dispensaries and retail sales are still prohibited, but medical cannabis will be available...

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Suspect in murder case arrested in Mexico

Hollister police on Friday, July 13 announced the arrest in Mexico of a suspect in the 2014 murder of Hollister teen Ariana Zendejas.Police Chief...