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...
A 36-year-old Hollister man died in a vehicle accident Monday on Highway 101 south of Monterey Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.The accident happened at 3:52 p.m. The Hollister man had been southbound on a 2016 Yamaha and...
Local deputies located lost hikers in the Clear Creek area over the weekend and helped rescue after a vehicle incident, according to a sheriff's office press release.The two people from San Francisco are ages 44 and 37, according to...
The Highway 156 expansion remains a couple years away from starting, but that didn’t stop the California State Governor’s Office from including it on a list of key infrastructure projects released this week.In 2008, Caltrans approved an environmental impact...
Recent storms left locals huddled in their homes, but the Hollister Fire Department braved the rain to rescue residents from rising waters.Recent rainfall caused chaos in the Lovers Lane area of the county. Earlier this month, county inspection teams...
County supervisors Tuesday received an update on local flooding related to recent rainfall, with an emergency services official telling the board that both rain and a failing levee caused damage set to cost “millions” of dollars.

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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New multi-use facility opens

San Benito High School’s new physical education and athletic multi-use field was officially dedicated with a Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to...

Medieval Faire returns