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...
The Hollister Police Department announced it is increasing patrols in efforts to reduce dangerous driving around school zones.The locations will vary around the school sites within the City of Hollister.
The San Benito Council of Governments, the joint transportation planning agency, has committed itself to a year of focusing on the transportation needs of residents of the county.With money coming in from the...
County alerts residents in midst of heavy rainNo severe damage came out of last week’s heavy rains that pelted the Santa Clara Valley, but the downpour was a test of whether San Benito County was prepared for...
The House of Representatives passed a bill, 243-183, to reopen the Department of Agriculture—which runs the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP or food stamps—as well as the Food and Drug Administration.
Navigator Schools, which has campuses in Gilroy and Hollister, was recently granted a third charter petition to open a school in Watsonville by the state Board of Education.Navigator plans to open Watsonville Prep...
Santa Clara County officials are turning up the heat on California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, demanding that he drop his bid to block the sale of O’Connor and Saint Louise hospitals to the county.
Uesugi Farms has harvested its last crops.The large, well-known, family-owned vegetable producer with operations in California—Santa Clara, Contra Costa, San Benito and other counties—and Mexico, is selling off all of its equipment and...
Police arrested two Hollister men on suspicion of carrying an illegal weapon last week after the men refused to yield to an attempted traffic stop, according to authorities.About 10:43pm Jan. 17, Hollister Police...

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Police to conduct St. Patrick’s Day checkpoint

The checkpoint will start 5pm Sunday, March 17, and continue to 1am March 18, according to a press release from Hollister Police. The checkpoint will take place at an undisclosed location inside the city limits.