With homelessness worsening, Californians are rightly frustrated that our state, with its abundance of wealth and resources, has not made better progress in helping people get off the streets and into housing. There is...
The City of Hollister should go back to the drawing board on the 400 block. The proposed deal has way too many problems and is too polarizing because it wasn’t handled the right way.
Here is my comment on your Bullet Train article on May 10, as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, Golden Spike Ceremony: I was disturbed by your lack...
Justice, reason and respect demand that we respond to the horrific attack that targeted the Islamic community in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15. The death toll has risen to 50 as of March 20, and at...
A little over two years ago, this newspaper called for the resignation or termination of Hollister City Manager Bill Avera. The Free Lance editorial said Avera’s mishandling of sewage spills and lack of accountability...
Well of course we understand why those who reap the money from the ill-advised Supermassive Black Hole Bullet Train keep on rolling, churning up work to justify their salaries, etc., but why do local leaders allow the...
It sounds crazy, but a presidential rant on Twitter may have forced Gov. Gavin Newsom to “clarify”—actually, backtrack—his position on California’s high-speed rail. “The project, as currently planned, would cost too much and take...
When I ran for election for mayor, I never had a chance to speak my opinion. I want to address the people about our city growth. They did not think clearly when making all these deals. All...
Every year we have the opportunity to make a change in our community, but 2019 is special in that there are four new council members with a willingness to actually make change. This is...
San Benito County is on a roll economically and culturally, making it an ideal place to relocate a business and family. Nothing rings truer these days: an unbeatable combination of great weather, gorgeous mountainous...

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City of history celebrates 150 years

With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate. 

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Police: Drunk man with gun arrested

A man carrying a firearm was arrested after he tried to fight with customers of a Hollister convenience store, police said.

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