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...
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...

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