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February 27, 2024

Supervisors deny Lee Subdivision proposal on split vote

The San Benito County Board of Supervisors narrowly rejected the 141-home Lee Subdivision residential project that has been proposed in southeast Hollister.  The board voted 3-2 at the Feb. 7 meeting to deny the project. The agenda item was an appeal hearing. Lee Subdivision developer...

Local Scene: Honor Band accolades, Highway 25 delays

Arts Council debuts first Pop-Up Market The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to a Pop-Up Market at The Art Depot in downtown Hollister on Feb. 11, from noon to 4pm. The market will feature original artworks, art prints, wall décor, handcrafted resin gifts...

HSD social emotional coordinator ‘invested’ in helping students

As the social emotional coordinator for the Hollister School District, Eliana Delgadillo oversees efforts to address students’ increasingly prevalent mental health issues. She and a team of staff members throughout the district are devoted to addressing students’ social-emotional needs. Delgadillo oversees three other district mental...

Letter: No man behind the curtain at Hazel Hawkins

When a fiscal crisis hits our beloved hospital like a tornado we seem to become like Dorothy searching for a wizard to save it. Let’s follow the yellow brick road to Oz to learn with Dorothy and her companions about the wizard, who is...

One for the (comic) books

Bill’s Bullpen comic book store in downtown Hollister has chalked up its 35th year and counting. Owner Bill Mifsud said that Dec. 1 marked three-and-a-half decades of marketing a huge array of comic books, on top of sports apparel, sports cards, non-sports cards, shirts...

Police investigate two shootings in Hollister

Hollister Police are investigating two shootings reported near the city’s downtown in recent days—including one that resulted in injuries to a victim.  About 10:30pm Feb. 1, Hollister Police officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 100 block of McCray Street, according to...

San Benito qualifies for FEMA aid

The San Benito County Office of Emergency Services has been verbally notified by federal authorities that the county is eligible for public assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency due to recent winter storm damages.  The amount of FEMA funding available to the local office...

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am returns to action this week

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will be jam packed once again with hundreds of spectators hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite professional star athletes, actors or musicians battling it out on the golf course this weekend. “Building upon the rich tradition established by...

Local Scene: Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud competition returns The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation contest, on Feb. 16 at 6pm at Anzar High School.  This competition, presented in partnership with San Benito High School, Aromas San Juan Unified...

Residents can cash in on free state park admission

A swipe of a library card is enough for Californians to venture into the great outdoors for free. On Jan. 31, California State Parks representatives encouraged Californians to take advantage of multiple ways to visit state parks for free, including utilizing the California State Parks...

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