In split votes, San Benito County supervisors and Hollister City Council members this month agreed on a new formula to divide property tax revenues from some new residential developments. While the amounts are relatively...
In Spain, the summer solstice is celebrated with San Juan Day bonfires. In San Juan Bautista, the bonfire lights up at the winter solstice.  Each December San Juan Bautista residents gather at the Annual Holiday Bonfire/Hayden Christmas...
Police arrested a 31-year-old motorist who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in east Hollister, then fled the scene without reporting the accident.
Three proposals at Hollister’s north end would allow construction of more than 1.1 million square feet of cannabis-growing greenhouses and other production facilities, establishing Hollister as an epicenter of cannabis production in the southern Santa Clara Valley...
The San Benito County Board of Supervisors, hearing concerns of theft and odor after the first hemp growing season, placed a 45-day moratorium on operations Dec. 10 to give the county time to revise its ordinance by...
Spring Grove Elementary School just north of Hollister has been honored as the only California Distinguished School in San Benito County, one of 323 K-8 schools honored across the state this month. The school...
A woman died in a three-vehicle collision on Highway 152 east of Gilroy Saturday night, according to authorities.
Hollister mayoral candidate and Councilmember Honor Spencer took her public feud with Councilmember Rolan Resendiz to a new level this week, calling for the council to officially censure Resendiz in January “for his public comments using misogynistic...
The controversial roundabout planned for the Highway 25/156 intersection at Hollister’s north end is moving forward and is on schedule, according to Caltrans. Brandy Rider, the Department of Transportation project manager, reported in response...

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Election 2020: District Two supervisor

The Free Lance takes a first look at the District Two county supervisor race. The Free Lance will look at the candidates...