Would you like to be a City Council member, but avoid the time and expense of an election?The Hollister City Council has rejected an option of scheduling a special council election next spring,...
The Hollister City Council election season may only be a couple weeks old, but in at least one district, the gloves are off and one candidate said he is the victim of some low blows.
The final ballots have been set for the Nov. 6 election, and the 2018 local political season begins in earnest.In Hollister, both the mayor and city council seats are up for grabs.
The City of Hollister will be charging higher fees for a wide range of services following an Aug. 20 unanimous vote by the City Council.The fees applied to four departments; the city Recreation...
Election season has officially begun in San Benito County, with the filing period ending Aug. 10. Topping the list of hotly contested races will be the race for mayor of Hollister, where two-term incumbent Ignacio Velazquez faces...
A wide range of fees that are paid out of pocket to government agencies by San Benito County residents may be raised.A new schedule of fees, set to be approved at a...
With the filing period for candidates set to close Aug. 10, voters likely will have choices in all of the races for Hollister City Council and San Benito County Board of Supervisors.As of July 31, several candidates had filed...
Eight months after a Superior Court judge ruled that San Benito County Board of Education Trustee Mitchell Dabo violated California probate laws when he transferred more than $640,000 from a charitable trust to his person accounts, the fate of...
San Benito voters approved Measure C on Tuesday,with 58 percent in favor of setting up a tax structure for future expansion of the county’s budding cannabis business into unincorporated San Benito County.With citizens of Hollister and San Juan Bautista...
Early returns from the four counties in the sprawling 30th Assembly district left no doubt about the front-runner, San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas. He will likely face first-time Republican candidate Neil Kitchens in a November runoff, as fellow...

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When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use...

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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...