Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police Department investigating homicide

Suspect(s) are still unidentified. Police said investigators are following all leads at this point and are asking for help from the community.

OSU's Agricultural Hall, the home of the Ferguson College of Agriculture. Photo courtesy of Ferguson College of Agriculture.

Education / Schools

San Benito local awarded agriculture scholarship

Savanna Souza studying agricultural communications at the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture.

Image courtesy of Cal Fire Incident Map.

Police / Fire

Area fires affecting San Benito County

Blazes in neighboring counties have impacted regional air quality, several still at low containment.

Shirley Vasquez and Nicholas and Bonnie Voropaeff surrounded by documents that survived a July 12 fire in downtown Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

DLG Printing sets up operations at home

Following a July 12 fire in Hollister, Bonnie Voropaeff is looking to return to a downtown location soon.

Smoke covers Hollister in August 2020 as a result of several active fires in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Photo by Noe Magaña.


San Benito County air quality at unhealthy level due to regional fires

Public advised to limit outdoor activity.

Concept drawing of the high-speed rail. Image courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.


High-speed rail won’t arrive in San Benito County until 2031

Project spanning from San Francisco to Los Angeles is scheduled for completion in 2033.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


August 19 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

872 people have tested positive since February, 10,524 tested in total, 82 are active patients, 786 have recovered and five have died.