With roads in disrepair and traffic building in San Benito County, the agency in charge of transportation planning is seeking public comments on a new draft plan and considering a possible ballot measure to help fund nearly $2 billion...
Local leaders got an update on a new traffic channel that will make it easier and safer for pedestrians and motorists to drive through a busy stretch of road at the sprawling San Benito High School campus in Hollister....
Motorists are ignoring stop signs at a central intersection in downtown Hollister, and frustrated city officials have added additional signs warning of the four-way stop. Temporary stop signs at the intersection of San Benito and Fifth Streets buttressed by sandbags...
Caltrans continued a project Monday to grind and pave State Route 156 between San Juan Bautista and Hollister from Mission Vineyard Road to Union Road. Roadwork is expected to wrap up on Thursday October 26, weather permitting. The roadwork is necessary...
Dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles kicked up dust at last week’s red sticker weekend, the annual start of the season for certain off-highway vehicles at Hollister Hills. “Red stickers refer to competition and two-stroke off-highway vehicles manufactured in 2003...
The California Office of Traffic Safety has awarded $70,000 to the Hollister Police Department for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The grant will fund educational presentations, DUI checkpoints,...
As regional roads and highways clog with commuters heading out of San Benito County to business hubs in Salinas and Silicon Valley, local motorcycle company Corbin stays ahead of the curve and that means staying put in Hollister. “Technology and...
A three-car collision on Shore Road left two people dead last Saturday. Yolanda Louise Hernandez, 56, of Los Banos, and her passenger Arnulfo T. Garcia, 65, of Hayward, sustained fatal injuries after her 2014 Kia Forte was struck by a...
The San Benito County Board of Supervisors Tuesday took one step closer to the creation of the Nash Road bypass. Supervisors approved a $153,140 contract with Santa Cruz-based Mesiti-Miller Engineering for design services related to the bypass. The contract defines...
The California Highway Patrol will provide increased enforcement during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, one of the busiest weekends on the road. All available CHP officers will be on duty during the Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period from 6:01 p.m....

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County faces protests of Hwy. 101 rezoning plans

Faced with a need to increase San Benito County coffers, officials are considering the creation of commercial zones...