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Pilot Michael Steiger appears unfazed at his crash landing May 4 at Hollister Municipal Airport. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Mullin, Interim Airport Manager.

News

Jet crash and response ‘picture perfect’

Pilot brought the plane from Utah for its annual maintenance checkup.

The county plans to transform over 46 acres of weeds and dirt trails into a regional park. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

SBHS approves lease for potential regional park property

San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved the lease agreement the same day.

LULAC members Richard Perez (back left) and Vince Luna (back right) with T-mobile expert Angela Jacobo (front left) and sales and operations manager Alyssa Sims (front right). Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

LULAC to distribute cellphones, food on Cinco de Mayo.

During the pandemic the organization has provided food, hoodies and boots to farmworkers.


Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Big mistake by Hollister mayor and City Council

Randy Logue writes about why raising the LGBTQ flag at Hollister City Hall will further divide society.

News Release

SBC seeks input on Riverview Regional Park project

The public can submit comments by email, mail, in person or complete a survey.

Staff walk through to the new park area. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Features

Pet Friends holds ribbon-cutting for beautification project

New area allows people and animals to sit, get acquainted and see if they are a good fit as a family.

San Benito County Historical Society President John Wrobel. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Wapple House Museum reopens for National Museum Month

After being closed for a year, a wealth of San Benito history is back on display.

Volunteer Kay Ackerman Harmon has a special connection with the airport in that her father-in-law Elmer Harmon was the first airport manager. Photo by John Chadwell.

Features

A Bird’s Eye View of life

Kay Ackerman and Ronald Harmon were 12 when they first met on a dusty airstrip along Fairview Road.

The Cub Scouts and adult Den Leaders of Pack 455 clean the corner of San Benito and Sixth Streets. Photo by Andrew Pearson.

Nonprofits

Community-led spring cleaning beautifies downtown Hollister

Organizations and families pitch in at the “spring cleaning”

Commentary

Searching the sky: The moon is submerged by a shadow

David Baumgartner writes about the lunar eclipse happening this month.

The DeRose Vineyards. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Features

Eat, Drink, Savor: Taste traveling at DeRose Winery

Wines made from historic vines are the highlight of the DeRose tasting room.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: May is Water Awareness Month

Shawn Novack writes about resources available for residents to make their irrigation system efficient.

San Juan Bautista. Photo by Jake Medina.

Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Pleasures of small town living

Francisco Diaz writes about the joy of living in San Juan Bautista.

Drivers wait in line for COVID-19 vaccines at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Steve Hannah, CEO, said people who have been vaccinated outside have not had to pay for the service so far. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Vaccine race against variants

Mary Zanger writes about learning of how the COVID-19 vaccines also protect against variants.