A company is like a family, and when disaster strikes one part of an organization—and communities we serve—it’s felt throughout. Our newspaper group publishes seven Bay Area weeklies, including the North Bay Bohemian, based in Santa Rosa. When devastating, uncontrolled...
Guest Editorial by Stett HolbrookIf there’s any silver lining to the North Bay fires, it’s the overwhelming outpouring of compassion and volunteerism in support of victims and first responders. In our darkest days, the very best in us came...
It has been interesting to follow recent political discussions surrounding President Trump’s use of Twitter. Over the last week, the President has used the social media platform to call out the Mayor of Puerto Rico over her criticism of...
Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, US Virgin Islands—the list goes on of places that have recently experienced devastating natural disasters. Do you feel the county is prepared for the next major emergency? How are you and your household prepared?Keith...
By Hollister Police Chief David WestrickIn the wake of the horrific event in Las Vegas this week, I found a few nuggets of wisdom, truth and looked within.First off I must say, Las Vegas Metro Police Department and their...
By Jennifer Coile, President, Board of Directors, 33rd District Agricultural AssociationPeople ask me, “Why go to the county fair?” Easy answer: “Because it is fun!” You can mingle with your neighbors, dance, eat once-a-year foods, listen, learn about local...
The last couple weeks have felt like a dream. It all started in Tres Pinos when Confederate and Union soldiers in full regalia—rifles drawn—battled among the 19th century clapboard houses at San Benito County Historical Park. Then on Saturday...
It is not unusual for my nine-year-old daughter and I to talk politics.Even so, I was surprised when last Sunday, while sitting at the kitchen table, Lola asked, “So, what is going on with immigration?”The NPR evening news program...
My favorite event of the year is fast approaching – the county fair.Before settling in the wooded surround of north Monterey County, I pounded the pavement in some of the world’s grandest metropolitan cities and yet the county fair...
Hollister City Council recently approved an ABC liquor license for a new wine room downtown. What other types of businesses would you like to see open in the downtown district? Charlene Hernandez: I think approving this type of establishment is...

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Old Pinnacles Trailhead

When one thinks of Pinnacles National Park, three special features come to mind: the park’s namesake rocky pinnacles, the unique talus caves, and the...

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Both supe races are November runoffs

Barely more than 25 percent of San Benito County voters took the time to cast ballots in the June 5 primary, but in the...