Hollister Police arrested six motorists on suspicion of driving under the influence and issued 28 citations for driving without a license or on a suspended license during a St. Patrick’s Day checkpoint.
A giant senior living development in San Juan Oaks, west of Hollister, is still in limbo and San Benito County staff is pushing to lock impact fees for 10 years to attract a new developer.
The nearly 700 students and staff at San Martin/Gwinn K-8 school got some surprise visitors at their annual school-wide celebration of Cesar Chavez Day, a couple days early on March 29. The school’s walkways were decorated with...
Local elementary and middle school students participating in San Benito County Office of Education’s 2019 Science Fair displayed ingenuity and science discoveries at the March 21 showcase. County school officials selected six science fair projects and two alternates...
Fourteen San Benito High School students in the district’s Career Technical Education vocational program were recognized after committing to an array of career pathways once they graduate this spring. In a first-of-its-kind ceremony March 28 fittingly held inside...
Hollister has changed dramatically in the last 13 years since the city’s general plan was last updated. Now city staff and council are preparing to start the drafting process for a new general plan that will serve...
Hollister City Manager Bill Avera is resigning after five years on the job, less than a year after he signed a three-year contract.The former city development services director surprised the city council with...
On March 23, the Baler Education Foundation celebrated seven distinguished people at the annual Baler Hall of Fame Fest.This year’s honorees are:Sandy LydonSandy is a 1957 graduate of San Benito High where he was a member of the California...
San Benito High School continues to use grant funding to update its transportation fleet to make it more environmentally friendly, according to a recent announcement from SBHS District staff.On March 26, the district acquired two 2019 Chevrolet...
After having his blood drawn earlier in the day March 14, San Benito High School senior Jaron Cota was backstage conducting a tech rehearsal for the production of the school musical, “Newsies.” It was Pi Day and the...

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