Message from Hollister School District Superintendent said rumors about a gun on the campus are untrue. Photo by Leslie David

Children and Youth

HSD says Rancho San Justo Middle School gun rumors were a hoax

Hollister School District Superintendent Diego Ochoa sends message to local news media saying talk about "alleged gun on campus" at Rancho San Justo are rumors only.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Land Use

Congressman Panetta on proposal for oil and gas drilling on the Central Coast

"I encourage everyone to speak out and participate in this public comment period," Panetta said.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

Local Politics

Robert Rivas hosts community chat

State Assemblyman will meet with residents on Saturday, May 11 at Heavenly Bakery.

Councilman Marty Richman spoke from the podium and challenged Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Councilman Rolan Resendiz on claims of city staff and other council members having conflicts of interest and making back door deals. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business

Hollister politics turn ugly

Councilman Marty Richman challenges Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Councilman Rolan Resendiz on accusing staff, fellow council members of conflicts of interest and back door deals.

Local high school rodeo state finals qualifiers. Photo courtesy of Liz Westrick.

Agriculture

Local rodeo athletes competing at state finals

They’ll be representing San Benito County at two upcoming events. Top athletes move on to nationals.