Locally elected officials often talk a big game when it comes to the need for highway expansion and other roadway improvements in San Benito County. It’s just too bad they haven’t succeeded at solving the problem for many years,...
No matter where you live, the most common reason homes burn during a wildfire is because embers land on something easily ignitable around the home. Remove leaves and pine needles from your rain gutters. Make changes now to reduce...
In 2006, the City of Hollister, City of San Juan Bautista and the County of San Benito demonstrated to the community their ability to work together and move forward on a joint agreement for waste services working as a...
It’s great to see a variety of important local agencies are working together on a plan for a communitywide aquatic center on the grounds of San Benito High School.Local nonprofit Hollister for Aquatics is looking to partner with the...
Spring has sprung in the Hollister School District! Just as spring flowers move from seed to full bloom, the Hollister School District is planting and sowing seeds with the optimism of a beautiful garden of achieving students and highly...
Does Monday’s shooting in downtown Hollister signal a need for any changes?Cesar Flores NO! I believe that the HPD is doing a good job. This seems like an isolated incident. If the HPD had more personnel, a foot patrol...
The Green Business Committee (GBC) of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce was assembled in 2009 to promote technologies, business practices and policies that encourage the efficient use of natural resources. As the Committee’s mission statement says, “The...
Last year the County Board of Supervisors passed regulations intended to put a halt to marijuana growing in the county until appropriate regulations could be passed. Those regulations have not yet been adopted and the county ordinance which was supposed...
National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2017 is a time to promote the benefits of a healthy, vibrant San Benito County. NPHW 2017 shines a spotlight on public health, highlighting how far our community has come as well as acknowledging...
The sheriff’s department and district attorney’s office had planned to lobby the San Benito County Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s public meeting for funding resources to eradicate allegedly illegal medical cannabis growing operations within the county jurisdiction in the...

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Wine rides

Anyone planning a day at our local wineries with a group of friends should consider booking the chauffeured services of California Passport Tours; a...

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Council approves city budget

The City of Hollister’s budget continues to gradually balloon.Hollister council members Monday adopted the city budget for Fiscal Year 2017/18.Budget study sessions were previously...