Community members who would like to share their ideas about the most important qualities for the next superintendent of  Hollister School District can do so in a new online survey posted on the hesd.org website.
Nearly 100 San Benito High School employees are alumni, according to a recent survey conducted by the school district’s Human Resources Department.In total, 96 current high school staff graduated from the school within...
There may be some relief this month for both parking and traffic headaches around San Benito High School.The City of Hollister has agreed to create reverse-angle parking on both sides of Monterey Street in front of San...
Local student members of the Hollister Future Farmers of America impressed judges with their livestock pedigree at the Monterey County Fair, held from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3. Clay Hubbell, Joseph Bisceglia, Taryn Wright, Donavan Gabel and Hailee...
The Hollister School District Board of Trustees has selected the search firm in charge of finding its next superintendent. On a motion by Trustee Elsa Rodriguez, seconded by Trustee Robert Bernosky at an Aug. 21 special meeting, the...
As a former admissions officer at two different colleges, Miguel Sahagun Jr. knows what it takes for a high school graduate to make the leap into higher education. However, the San Benito High School alumnus also realizes how...
San Benito High School student Shelby O’Neil was presented the Paul Walker Foundation’s Youth Leadership Award and scholarship Aug. 11 for her ocean advocacy work, including creating a successful campaign called “No Straw November,” which asked people...
Already a three-time victor in elections for the San Benito High School District Board of Trustees dating back more than a decade, 66-year-old Steve Delay was setting up for his first trustee area race for the Nov....
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...
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...

San Benito Magazine

Fruits a’plenty

When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use...

Latest news

EPA orders study of old mine site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...