Me Too

The recent blockbuster allegations of sexual misconduct by mega Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has spawned a new social media movement as people use the hashtag “MeToo” to highlight their own experiences with sexual harassment and exploitation.My own Facebook feed...
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...
The fires in Northern California have left mass devastation in its wake. At least 41 people have died and nearly 6,000 houses have been destroyed.The fires will test an already stretched housing supply in the state. According to national...
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...
The sun is shining and the outdoors are calling. How are folks in San Benito County spending their weekends and long days during this stretch of gorgeous weather?Bill Mifsud: Tasting wine along Cienega road. We have beautiful wineries in...
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...
Data shows that Hollister is a bedroom community and half of the city's workers leave the county for their job. Yet, to create a sustainable and thriving community, creating more business opportunities within San Benito County is critical.What should...

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When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use...

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EPA orders study of old mine site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...