Nearly 29,000 San Benito County adults were registered to vote in the June 5 primary. In neighboring Santa Clara County, the number of registered voters was a record, approaching 850,000. The “turnout”—the percentage of registered voters that actually cast...
Dear Editor,I have lived in Hollister for over seven years. Since I’ve been here, I have tried my best to give my input into the city and county as far as how to better help our community. I have...
There is much to be done to safeguard the rural way of life in California.California needs to identify new ways to address ongoing, unresolved issues faced by disadvantaged communities, and inadequate forestry management/wildfire funding, while also developing and advocating...
Five candidates are running for California Assembly District 30, and two have emerged as serious contenders to represent the region’s half million residents. The district includes south Santa Clara County and San Benito County and is currently represented by...
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has intervened with a decision that will shape  Hollister’s future—in an opinion that took him nine months to write: “The City (of Hollister)’s resolution (to sell ‘the 400 block’ on San Benito Street for...
Measure C’s primary goal seems to be to trick voters in San Benito County into voting to overturn the county ban on commercial marijuana cultivation next to rural Homes and neighborhoods—without telling you that is what you would be...
Concerned that his fellow students needed to know more about World War II and the bravery and sacrifices of ‘The Greatest Generation,’ Mount Madonna senior Cyrus Kamkar recently organized a veterans panel held at his private school. He expanded...
Two months after the death of Steven Juarez while in the custody of Gilroy police, the investigation of the exact cause of his death continues. While the police and the district attorney’s office are investigating whether police were responsible,...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in late March that he didn’t expect President Trump’s tariff announcements to have “a big impact on the economy.” He even went so far as to say that “what we’re doing is long-term...
San Benito County District Attorney Candice Hooper told us this week that her forensic accountant has finished his examination of bank records of the Matulich Charitable Trust, and that she has forwarded the case back to Hollister Police “for...

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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