Seven newly elected county government officials took their oaths of office in the Board of Supervisors chambers Jan. 7. Two new supervisors, Peter Hernandez in District 3 and Jim Gillio in District 4,assumed their...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta’s first week of his second term was a busy one, as the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives faced new responsibilities and a government shutdown. Panetta and his Congressional...
Newly elected City Councilmember Cesar Flores has been appointed the new mayor of San Juan Bautista. The three new council members—Flores, Leslie Jordan and Mary Vazquez Edge—all voted for Flores’ appointment on Dec.18....
The San Benito County Board of Supervisors voted this week to allow commercial cannabis production—but not any medical dispensaries or retails sales— in unincorporated parts of the county. The county resolution will require that...
The undeveloped “400 block” in Hollister on San Benito Street is entering another phase as it inches toward its first development in nearly 30 years. Despite the sale of the property last year...
All of the votes in San Benito County have finally been counted following the Nov. 6 election. The County has released a final report on the election which is available at www.sbcvote.us.
Congressman Jimmy Panetta, headed to an 80-20 victory in his first re-election bid, isn’t going to be putting his feet up in the next few weeks while waiting for his Democratic Party to take control of the...
In an election initially separated by only a few dozen votes, the District 3 supervisor race at first had seemed too close to call. Peter Hernandez’s lead grew in the days following the...
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...

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City of history celebrates 150 years

With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate. 

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Police: Drunk man with gun arrested

A man carrying a firearm was arrested after he tried to fight with customers of a Hollister convenience store, police said.

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