Kinship Center Staff with Supervisors Botelho (far left) and Rivas (far right).

Kinship Center Celebrates Opening of New Office in Hollister

Kinship Center celebrated its new office in Hollister with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on March 20. The office is here to provide training, education, counseling, and hands-on support to foster and adoptive families.

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Police / Fire

CHP to conduct enhanced enforcement operation focused on school bus pedestrian safety.

The project is designed to educate and remind motorists, parents, and students of the importance of school bus pedestrian safety.

Students in Hollister participating in International Day of Peace activity

Business / Economy

Gavilan College adds new transfer degree in Social Justice Studies

The Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies for Transfer degree is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a bachelor's degree in Social Justice Studies and related majors. Career pathways include social wo

Assembly District 30 encompasses only Watsonville in Santa Cruz County.

Government / Politics

Commentary: Rivas endorsed by grassroots Democrats

Watsonville's Pajaro Valley Cesar Chavez Democratic Club chooses local Supervisor for state Assembly

The old Hollister Depot last served passenger service in 1955. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Commuter trains coming to Hollister. Really?

School district superintendent's idea for bus yard on Leatherback site is derailed because city is entertaining the idea of commuter train service downtown.

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Government / Politics

Statewide crime initiative gains local support

A statewide initiative to change portions of three crime-related laws is picking up steam in the local region.

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Hollister’s Mayor Has a Problem and It’s Hurting the City

Ignacio Velazquez is playing a dangerous, win at all costs, political game on peripheral issues and the risks far outweigh the possible rewards.

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Business / Economy

Smooooth Dinner Jazz at Mangia Italian Kitchen Thursdays

Hollister neighborhood restaurant Mangia provides atmosphere, prime rib and mood lifting jazz on Thursday nights.