Senator Bill Monning and co-authors of Senate Bill 623, the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water legislation, announced Wednesday a bipartisan agreement between the agricultural community and environmental justice organizations that makes short and long term drinking water solutions available...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced Monday that the San Benito Health Foundation received a federal grant of $1.8 million.The foundation received $1,806,177 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, according to a press release dated August 7. Santa...
The Federal Bureau of Land Management is limiting target shooting on public lands in San Benito County starting Saturday.In a press release dated July 21, the BLM states that the limit would begin July 22 from 30 minutes before...
County supervisors Tuesday discussed hiring a lobbyist to represent the board in Sacramento.At an early May meeting, Supervisor Robert Rivas floated the idea of hiring a lobbyist to represent San Benito County at the state level to advocate for...
A Hollister engineer technician in July sought feedback over his work email from City Manager Bill Avera about a campaign-like sign relating to a special sales tax, according to email records obtained by the Free Lance.
Maze students and their parents also met with Police Chief David Westrick over concerns about safety issues with tensions running high following Donald Trump's election as president.
Congressman Sam Farr is retiring after 23 years of representing San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties in Washington D.C. Some of his accomplishments include helping to establish Pinnacles National Park, obtaining federal funds for the local airport and advocating for affordable housing.
Supervisor Robert Rivas led a group of public officials and residents Tuesday in denouncing the massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub.
Some Mission City residents are on a mission: To gain control of a central downtown plot owned by the state and often off limits for the public.
State Sen. Anthony Cannella this week joined Assemblyman Luis Alejo and the county board in requesting a parole denial for murderer and rapist Gustavo Marlow.

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Cooking at the San Benito Olive Festival

The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival on Saturday showcased the very finest of this ancient crop.Just eight miles from Hollister at the San...