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June 24, 2024

Epicenter nears completion before opening for business   

The latest installment of “Project Revitalize” in downtown Hollister is nearly complete after the Epicenter opened its doors last week.   Community Foundation for San Benito County President/CEO Gary Byrne was the official tour guide Feb. 12, allowing the public to get a sneak peek of...

Local Scene: Hollister resident earns academic honors

Ireta earns academic honors Daniel Ireta, of Hollister, was named to the Honor List for the fall 2023 semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato.   Among 3,995 students, a total of 1,227 students qualified for the High Honor List by achieving a 4.0 straight "A" average,...

Rancho San Justo’s new ‘Bronco Well’ offers wellness hub

Rancho San Justo Principal Deborah Armstrong and Vice Principal Samantha Rivas saw first-hand benefits of opening a wellness center at Hollister High School, where they worked together before coming to the middle school in 2023-24. They saw a need for such a central location for...

Local Scene: Bike blessing is March 24

Bike blessing The Top Hatters Motorcycle Club’s 31st annual Bike Blessing will take place 11am-1pm March 24 in Hollister. Motorcyclists are asked to check in at Hollister PowerSports at 411 San Felipe Road, then gather at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for the blessing.  Participants who want...

Fireworks sales heat up for local nonprofits

The sale of fireworks in Hollister got off to an early start Sunday, giving people a chance to snatch up all the best assorted packages.

Local LULAC chapter declared defunct

Local officers and the founder of the San Benito Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) are refusing to recognize punitive actions taken by the civil rights organization’s regional district, dismissing recent allegations as the result of a “personal vendetta” against...

Hollister woman named California Mother of the Year

Hollister’s Jenny Cullumber—who has welcomed foster children, exchange students and other youth into her life over the years—was named the 2023 California Mother of the Year by American Mothers, Inc.  Cullumber, along with honorees from across the United States, will be recognized during the 88th...

Artists selected to install two public art projects in San Benito County

The San Benito County Arts Council, along with local artists, community members and representatives from California Department of Transportation, recently selected three artists through a statewide call-for-artists to create and install new public artworks for two Clean California Projects in San Benito County.  The first...

Hollister School District board seeks applicants for Trustee Area 1 seat

The Hollister School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees due to a lack of candidates in the 2022 election.  The open seat is for Area 1, which encompasses the north-central section of the Hollister district. See the district...

‘Reality of war’

About 50 Civil War “reenactors” spent this past weekend at San Benito County Historical Park demonstrating what life, work and combat were like in the 1860s during the war between the North and South. The annual Civil War Days events Sept. 16-18 were co-sponsored by...

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