Exterior of Pat's Place in Hollister. Photo by Nicholas Preciado

Pat’s Place to Close Soon

Thrift store operation will lock its doors by June 15

Former Management Analyst Louie Valdez spoke candidly about what changes he thinks need to be made in governing the county. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Analyst: County has no management policies beyond “keeping the boat afloat”

As county supervisors try to figure out how to recruit and retain employees, former county Analyst Louie Valdez said leadership is non-existent and board should hire new leadership.