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Hollister, CA
Friday, April 28, 2017
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.
People on social media, the Free Lance website and outside a busy Hollister store resoundingly called a man’s posting of a Confederate flag on his private property off Southside Road in rural Hollister an act of free speech, while some labeled it racist and others said they were unaffected.
The red, white and blue of the Confederate flag located on private property off Southside Road in rural Hollister will be coming down this evening, said its owner, Michael Zgragen.
The customer at Suncoast Organic Farm Bakery off Southside Road in Hollister flagged down Baker Lisa Jensen and told her she had ruined his breakfast.
Attending the pope’s canonization Mass was like going to the “Catholic Super Bowl” for local resident Donna Guerra Howe.
Paicines area residents like Sonya Taylor are upset over Caltrans’ $1.5 million curve realignment on Airline Highway near Pinnacles National Park, arguing it decreases safety levels and costs too much money.
Local Assemblyman Luis Alejo’s busy legislative session culminated with the governor signing 16 of his bills, including a nationally spotlighted ban against the use of “Redskins” as a mascot in California public schools.
The Bureau of Land Management lifted fire restrictions in Panoche and other areas, according to the BLM.
Julio Salazar spoke at Congressman Sam Farr’s town hall meeting Tuesday night. Salazar was among a group of residents from a neighborhood who are against the designated location for a permanent homeless shelter on Southside Road.
San Benito County officials are planning to meet Monday with representatives of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation at San Justo Reservoir to discuss the eradication plan for the site.

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By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...