Jim Rydingsword, HHSA director, explained how the new homeless plan will work.

Government / Politics

Supervisors Approve Expanded Winter Shelter Program

After lengthy discussion supervisors approve two proposals on operating Expanded Winter Shelter Program.

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Women’s Fund Thanks A Caring Community

Women's Fund Endowment has a goal of reaching $1 million in the next three years

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Government / Politics

Jimmy Panetta announces congressional run

Monterey County prosecutor and son of former Congressman Leon Panetta will run for the seat Sam Farr is vacating

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Children and Youth

City Council approves formation of Youth Committee

Appointed panel will keep the council up-to-date on issues affecting young people in the community

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Government / Politics

City, county may partner on technology education and library center

City OK's plan to have outside firm do a needs assessment on project that serves community needs "beyond that of just a library"


Police / Fire

Hollister Police recognized for traffic safety programs

City council recognizes the department for its four awards in the past month


Business / Economy

Halloween Comic Fest draws crowds to Bill’s Bullpen

Superheroes help Bill's Bullpen give away hundreds of free comics on Halloween

CASA upholds foster children's rights while pursuing a permanent home.

Children and Youth

CASA of San Benito County partners with annual 12 Days of Giving Campaign

Annual campaign assists CASA and other local nonprofits during the holiday season