In a major upset in the Hollister city elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, newcomer Rolan Resendiz, a likely ally of Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, unseated one-term District 2 Councilmember Mickie Solorio Luna.The campaign was...
A trio of school board candidates running on the same campaign slate with a shared mission to bring equity back to Hollister School District are sitting one-two-three in the race for three at-large seats, according to the...
Although ballots are still being counted by election officials, updated results for the Nov. 6 election have the likely passage of Gavilan College’s $248 million Measure X bond as well as the election of three new members...
Jose “Omar” Rodriguez decisively won the San Benito County Superior Court Judge No. 2 election Nov. 6. He will occupy the judge’s seat formerly occupied by longtime Judge Harry Tobias, who will retire at the end of...
City Councilmember, Jim Gillio won an election night upset against District 4 incumbent Supervisor, Jerry Muenzer.Gillio received 2,104 votes and 74.14 percent of the vote with all precincts reporting, but provisional ballots and...
In a major upset in the city elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, newcomer Rolan Resendiz unseated one-term Councilmember for District 2, Mickie Solorio Luna.The campaign was contentious, with Resendiz’s past and allegations of...
The mayoral race in Hollister was crowded this election, with incumbent Ignacio Velazquez facing opposition from former council member and county planning commissioner Gordon Machado and vocal resident, Keith Snow. Velazquez managed a significant victory on Nov...
A trio of fresh faces will join the Hollister School District’s Board of Education at a time where the governing body is in the process of selecting a new superintendent. Challengers Carla Torres-Deluna, Stephen Kain and Jan Grist...
The future is bright for Gavilan College with the passing of a $248 million bond measure Nov. 6 as well as the election of three new members to its governing body. A combined 57 percent of voters in...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta, 20th District Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Agriculture Research Caucus, has introduced the Specialty Crop Mechanization Prize Challenge Act.The bipartisan legislation incentivizes innovative agriculture technology development and deployment. The...

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EPA orders study of old mine site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...