Photo courtesy of San Benito County Water District.


Water agency releases draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan for public review.

The San Benito County Water District will accept public comments through Oct. 27.

Mayor Ignacio Velazquez. Photo by John Chadwell.


Local group scraps effort to recall Hollister mayor

Andrew Russo says the group will focus on the November 2022 election. 

Jonathan Cuilla in the arcade area. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Pour Decisions goes all out on its first anniversary

Local taproom jumpstarts its second year with a new look and a new beer.

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COLUMN: Recall Mayor Velazquez group to focus on 2022 election

Andrew Russo writes that Hollister City Clerk has 'thrown obstacle after obstacle to derail our efforts.'

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of July 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,282 people tested positive, 60 are active patients, 6,159 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 5.0%.

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Behavioral Health to increase services

Behavioral Health is prepared to offer increased services in our community.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: The mayor who would be king

Anne Stickett writes that residents should beware of a mayor who makes grabs for power, discredits other leaders and silences the public all in an attempt to gain himself a crown.

Pinnacles Fire Photo Credit: Chris Symons / NPS. Used by permission


Fire in Pinnacles National Park 75% contained

Cal Fire and local agencies respond quickly and stay on the fire overnight.

Sal Felice. Photo courtesy of C. J. Given.


Hollister golfer Sal Felice competes in the US Senior Open

He goes up against world-class competition in Omaha, Nebraska.

Raul Gonzalez. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Raul Gonzalez retires after 65 years of cutting hair in Hollister

Some families had been loyal customers for decades.

Cindy Brown. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Hollister schools librarian retires after 32 years

Cindy Brown made libraries accessible to students, providing a safe space to read.

San Benito High School. Photo by John Chadwell.


COLUMN: Maximizing your investment in the San Benito High School experience

Shawn Tennenbaum and John Corrigan write about the campus infrastructure upgrades.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.


COLUMN: With cases surging, county panel urges vaccinations

The San Benito County COVID-19 Ad Hoc Committee writes that the state’s reopening June 15 along with recent holiday gatherings and the Delta variant’s emergence have combined to cause the recent increase to case numbers and hospitalizations in San Benito County.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Take back your child’s mind

Randy Logue writes that parents set the tone for what their children are taught and not the school system.