Video still from the Feb. 16 Quik Stop robbery. Photo provided by the Hollister Police Department.

Children and Youth

Juvenile suspect arrested for armed robbery

Police say citizens helped provide information related to arrest.

The Hollister Water Reclamation Facility was recognized with the Safety Plant of the Year Award by the Monterey Bay section of the California Water Environment Association for its commitment to ensuring the plant is operated safely for both employees and the community. (L to R, front): Adan Cervantes – Veolia, Adam Dominy - County of San Benito, Jeri Cramer – Veolia, Luis Vasquez, - Veolia, Brian DeMartini – Veolia; (back) Wilhelmina Coye - County of San Benito, Jose Rodriguez – Veolia. Photo provided.

Business / Economy

Hollister Wastewater Plant recognized for safety

The award is part of an annual effort to recognize public water and wastewater facilities for outstanding performance.

The crowd at the Veterans Memorial Building on March 2, 2019 during a self-awareness, safety and anti-bullying event organized by SBHS student Samantha Slykas. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Children and Youth

SBHS student brings safety and anti-bullying message to Hollister

Ninth-grader Samantha Slykas and community members encourage tolerance.

Fremont Peak and the Gabilan Range. Photo courtesy of Jim Ostick.


San Benito Geology: Piece by Piece, How San Benito County Came to Be

This is the sixth and final article in a series about the geology of San Benito County by retired Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick. This article is a summary of the geological events that formed our current landscapes.