The City of Hollister will be charging higher fees for a wide range of services following an Aug. 20 unanimous vote by the City Council.The fees applied to four departments; the city Recreation...
The final ballots have been set for the Nov. 6 election, and the 2018 local political season has begun for San Benito county boards of education.The Free Lance sent questionnaires last week to...
Hollister police arrested a man who tried to dispose of a loaded handgun while he ran from an officer, according to authorities. The suspect was ultimately booked on suspicion of multiple weapons and drug offenses.
A 56-year-old woman who was driving her vehicle in the wrong direction on U.S. 101 south of Hollister died after colliding head-on with another motorist, according to authorities.About 1:15am Aug. 19, Catherine Henry,...
Police arrested a man and woman from Los Banos who possessed drugs for sale and stolen credit cards in a Hollister neighborhood last week, according to authorities.Federico CortezAbout...
The 40-year dream of restoring passenger rail service—stoked by increasing population and traffic congestion—from Gilroy south to Salinas and/or Hollister has found new life in two counties.Monterey County officials this week began construction...
Election season has officially begun in San Benito County, with the filing period ending Aug. 10. Topping the list of hotly contested races will be the race for mayor of Hollister, where two-term incumbent Ignacio Velazquez faces...
A wide range of fees that are paid out of pocket to government agencies by San Benito County residents may be raised.A new schedule of fees, set to be approved at a...
The 180 fourth- through eighth-grade students who arrived to the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 13 at Hollister School District’s Accelerated Achievement Academy brought their excitement and anticipation with them to the Buena Vista Drive...
Amy Redmond Waran can clearly remember her first dance class at the tender age of 5.“I remember learning all five ballet foot positions,” she beams. “Even when I wasn't taking class, I would...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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New multi-use facility opens

San Benito High School’s new physical education and athletic multi-use field was officially dedicated with a Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to...

Medieval Faire returns