Last Friday while deciding on this issue’s Question of the Week, I ran into a bit of difficulty. I wanted to ask our readers how cancer impacted them to coincide with reporter Nick Preciado’s coverage of the Relay for...
This week’s reporting by Nick Preciado brought to mind the passage by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, “Water, water, everywhere, and all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink.”...
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...
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...
It is heartbreaking to see so many San Benito County families suffering from the floods that recently wreaked havoc on the northern part of this community, near Lovers Lane and close to where San Felipe Road meets Shore Road.
Hollister City Council members considering a proposed medicinal marijuana ordinance should keep in mind that there is no rush to make a final decision. More important, local voters will offer a collective take on recreational pot in November that...
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
How does it feel to have something special ripped away so a developer can reap profits at the expense of the community? How does it feel to know insider politics and cronyism live on?
Local support surrounding the Measure P roads tax idea has been stronger than that of any other recent ballot measure, and for good reason, but an all-in mentality from the public might come back to haunt other public entities with their hands out in November for more tax increases.

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Clever canine

Audiences are going to the dogs with San Benito Stage Company’s latest production about a man and his best (canine) friend.

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Winter rains slow jail project

The $24.5 million expansion of the San Benito County Jail is nearing completion despite some weather-related delays this winter.