While my school days are well behind me, this time of the year always leaves me with feelings of hope and trepidation. As the Free Lance took a tour of San Benito High School with Superintendent Shawn Tennenbaum earlier this...
The Hollister City Council should go back to the drawing board on the 400 block. Dueling petition drives in a divided community are not a good way to make strategic planning decisions and revitalize a downtown. To make downtown the...
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...
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Hollister man dies in Shore Road crash

Police are investigating a traffic collision in which a 30-year-old Hollister motorist died while trying to pass another vehicle on Shore Road July 12.

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