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...
Labor rights icon Dolores Huerta, who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama in 2012, was in South County and San Benito County last week campaigning for her preferred candidate in the 30th District State Assembly race.On...
For Rep. Jimmy Panetta, whose 20th District includes some of the nation’s biggest farm producers, voting against the most recent Farm Bill was difficult but necessary.“The failure of the Farm Bill on the House floor last week was due...
The state’s petroleum industry is spending $320,000 in the District 30 State Assembly race to defeat fundraising frontrunner Robert Rivas. The San Benito County supervisor hopes to succeed Anna Caballero, who is running for state senate this year and...
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...

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Audiences are going to the dogs with San Benito Stage Company’s latest production about a man and his best (canine) friend.

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Fire leaves three homeless in Hollister

An early-morning house fire Feb. 13 left three elderly Hollister residents homeless, and one in critical condition, according to authorities.