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Housing / Land Use

Hwy. 156 work will continue road closures for at least a week

Guardrail/resurfacing project will force closure of the left lane in each direction

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Police / Fire

Police investigating separate shootings in Hollister

Two shootings, less than an hour apart, are being investigated as gang activity

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Government / Politics

County exceeds state’s rate of opioid deaths, new taskforce will target prescriptions and use

After suffering her own son's death to opioid overdose,San Benito County's public health officer leads effort to turn back opioid use in county, which exceeds California's per capita average of opioid deaths

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Children and Youth

SBHS receives national attention over school dress code

Boys' protest of ban on strapless shirts for girls got covered by Yahoo Style, the Daily Mail and Huffington Post

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OPINION: Hollister needs to fund more library operations

The meager level of library funding from the City of Hollister hurts city residents most

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta holds town hall in Hollister

Congressman received warmly at his first town hall in Hollister, where he answered residents' concerns ranging from climate change to jail penalties