An agenda item that would have allowed recreational cannabis sales within Hollister city limits appeared as a shock to councilmembers and sparked debate among the council, staff and audience.If approved, the measure...
More than 850 participants hit the streets during San Juan Bautista’s Mission 10 Race on Saturday, Jan. 26.The 36th annual race hosted by the Rotary Club of Hollister consisted of four individual races,...
The Local Agency Formation Committee for San Benito County narrowly approved a request from the City of Hollister to annex 49.5 acres.The committee voted to annex the property southwest of Highway 25 and...
Park rangers returned to Pinnacles National Park this week to tackle repairs and maintenance to both manmade and natural features along the spectacular vistas left unattended during the 35-day federal government “shutdown.”The park,...
The future of Uesugi Farms may be in doubt, but its owners have assured fans of its Morgan Hill Pumpkin Park that the popular attraction would open in the fall of 2019.GIlroy-based Uesugi...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta, whose district includes San Benito County and parts of Gilroy,  has been appointed to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, and retains his spot on the House Agriculture Committee, his staff announced.
Gomez was transported to San Benito County Jail and booked on suspicion of carrying a loaded firearm, carrying a loaded firearm while being a gang member, carrying a loaded firearm for which he was not the owner, altering the serial numbers on a firearm and possession of a high-capacity magazine.
San Benito High School students Alanah Martinez, Ian Sills, Evan Rosales and Faith Hernandez attended and participated in the Student Advisory Board on Legislation in Education Jan. 14-16 at the State Capitol. At SABLE, students identified and discussed...
For the first time in its storied history, the 2019 San Benito County Spelling Bee had its more than 150 student participants type their answers using a computer keyboard into a Google electronic document rather than writing...
College scholarship applications availableSan Benito High School students Alanah Martinez, Ian Sills, Evan Rosales and Faith Hernandez attended and participated in the Student Advisory Board on Legislation in Education Jan. 14-16 at the...

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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.