Just weeks after the motorcycle rally took over downtown Hollister, the streets yet again were the stage for a parade of impressive machinery. On Saturday, the 31st annual Street Festival and Car Show flooded the district with more than...
Rough roads and crowded highways took center stage at a congenial lunch-and-learn community discussion session held by the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce July 12.Chamber members met at the stylish, new Marriott Hotel at 390 Gateway Drive in...
Countless motorcycles lined San Benito Street this weekend as the 70th anniversary Hollister Independence Rally kicked into high gear.Downtown swarmed with bikers of all creeds and colors. Attendees gawked at ferocious hogs and ate their weight in barbeque and...
A Hollister man was killed in a head-on car collision at the intersection of Fairview and Comstock Roads last week.Jesus Medina, 61, sustained fatal injuries on July 1 just before noon when his Toyota sedan was struck by a...
County supervisors discussed using SB-1 funds for future road repair at a Tuesday meeting.SB-1 raised the gas tax and vehicle fees in California in order to generate money to fix roads throughout the state.Management Analyst Louie Valdez explained to...
Three local planning commissions are expected to hold a joint meeting Tuesday night at the Veteran's Memorial Building.Planning commissioners from Hollister, San Juan Bautista and San Benito County are expected to discuss five topics that include capital improvement projects, plan for...
Caltrans is set to close a portion of Highway 129 near the San Benito/Santa Cruz County line for five days.The closure is expected to start Sunday, April 30 at 9 p.m. and end Friday, May 5 at 11 p.m,...
County Interim Director of Transportation Larry Perlin addressed the state of Lovers Lane and other county roads during a Tuesday meeting.Perlin is one of two hired consultants, the other being James Walgren, to oversee the county’s Resource Management Agency...
An accident at the John Smith Landfill on Thursday morning resulted in the death of an employee with the contracted operator, a county supervisor confirmed.The man killed Thursday was Alfredo P. Cannella, 65, according to Capt. Eric Taylor with...
The victim in Monday's fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 101 has been identified as Joseph Porter, 36, of Hollister.The accident happened shortly before 4 p.m. Monday. Porter had been southbound on a 2016 Yamaha and struck a 2007 Ford...

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Taqueria evokes cuisine of Baja, CA

A happy donkey holding a burrito greets motorists as they enter Hollister along Fourth Street.The large sign adorns the top of El Burrito, a...