Mayor Ignacio Velazquez opposes development of the 400 block because he believes it is the wrong project to attract people to come downtown. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister mayor appeals Planning Commission approval of 400 block development

Ignacio Velazquez's appeal will go before the City Council on May 20. If it fails to be upheld, he will decide whether or not to sue.

Featured speaker Bruce Katz suggested the Monterey Bay area look around the country and around the world for similar areas that have found solutions. Photo provided by Lucid Sound and Picture.

Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership grows, and with it, its influence

Summit speakers promote development of local funding solutions.

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Cannabis. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

Hollister council moves toward recreational cannabis

City staff and constituents weigh in; first reading of new rules expected June 3.