I must have clocked nearly two hundred miles this week driving between my home in north Monterey County and the expansive roads of San Benito County.I don't mind usually, the passing scenery of golden hills and agricultural fields that...
With no shortage of pressure on both sides of the debate, Hollister City Council members and San Benito County supervisors have kicked the proverbial can down the road on cannabis regulations for way too long.This, after all, is why...
We like the idea for reduction of impact fees on any decent hotel proposals coming the way of Hollister officials. Hollister council members earlier this month authorized deferment of impact fees on a new Marriott Hotel until the end of...
After a very quiet year, a controversial project appeared in a City Council agenda packet posted late in the afternoon of the last day in May. The 400 block development, a cluster of buildings that will define Hollister into...
A Philanthropic Center and a separate development set to include commercial space and condos will give a positive lift to downtown Hollister and a boost to the nonprofit community.Hollister City Council members approved a disposition agreement for the open...
San Benito County supervisors are taking the right proactive approach to adding another fire station to the area, and we’re fully supportive of the chosen location.County supervisors in May selected a design for a future third fire station. In...
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,...
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...

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Got vegetables?

After all the work home gardeners have done preparing garden beds, pulling weeds and irrigating, summer is normally a time of plenty. Plenty to...

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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...