Protesters form a circle before marching toward the San Juan Road overpass at a July 19 demonstration over proposed development along Highway 101. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

Protesters rally against Hwy. 101 commercial node development

Group aims to preserve ag lands and natural beauty.

The 400 block of San Benito Street. Photos by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Deadline passes for mayor to sue over 400 block development

No sign that Velazquez has filed in San Benito County or elsewhere.

Photo of Red Cross volunteer walking through the flooded areas of Hollister during the Winter 2017 floods. Provided by Red Cross.


American Red Cross elects new officer, welcomes new board members

The Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of the Central Coast has approved a new officer for the 2019-20 year. The board also begins the new fiscal year, which began July 1, with four new members who were voted on in recent months.

Mason Churchill, a 17-year-old with fragile x syndrome, has blossomed since starting work with Growing Hearts Garden Center. Photo provided by Chris Evans.


Growing Hearts one at a time

Hollister nonprofit is helping Mason Churchill, a 17-year-old resident with fragile X syndrome, develop both personally and professionally.