Hollister School District’s Classified Employees Association and Hollister Elementary School Teachers Association came to separate agreements that were ratified by the board of education at a June 18 meeting. The certificated and classified staff...
The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District’s Board of Trustees has approved an alternative plan for the positioning of solar panels in the playing field at San Juan School as part of a three-school energy conservation project.
Hollister School District board president Stephen Kain has made it a top priority to help alleviate the traffic safety issues at local schools during dropoff and pickup times. Kain, who has been part of...
The annual Gifted Games, which allows students with disabilities to participate in athletic events in a non-competitive atmosphere, will be held Friday, April 26 at Gilroy High School. The event started in 2005 with the Life Skills program...
Hollister teachers can now take their students just about anywhere in the world without leaving their classrooms. That’s because of a new “virtual field trip pilot” program, facilitated through the Hollister School District’s technology department. “With a teacher guiding...
San Benito High School senior Shelby O’Neil was one of nine Bay Area high school students awarded an academic scholarship by the Professional BusinessWomen of California, according to a district announcement. O’Neil and the other scholarship winners were...
The proposed new $51 million elementary school at Santana Ranch in southeast Hollister is fully funded, according to Hollister School District Board President Stephen Kain. Kain and the rest of the Hollister board were assured there were no...
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...
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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All it took was 15 seconds on Oct. 17, 1989 at 5:04 p.m. to forever alter the course of California’s future.

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The ground shook and buildings fell

Nearly 30 years ago, on Oct. 17, 1989, the Masonic Temple clock tower in Hollister was frozen at 5:04 pm, the exact...