County Office Building on Fifth Street in Hollister, which houses the San Benito County Elections Office. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Voting locations are open

Four locations are available for residents to cast ballots in-person.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars honoring 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team

All former members, their families, surviving family members and the public are invited to attend Veterans Day event in San Juan Bautista.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Strange alliances and local politics

Mark Jeffers writes about observations he's made regarding local political contests.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Frivolous Yes on N claims dismissed

Concerned Citizens of San Benito County chairman Frank Barragan writes that he has been the victim of false accusations by an opposing group.

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News Release

Hollister polling locations remain open after downtown fire

Veterans Memorial Building can be accessed through the parking lot on Seventh Street.

Firefighters battled two structure fires in downtown Hollister within minutes of each other in the early morning hours of Nov. 2. Photo by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Investigation underway after four separate fires in downtown Hollister

Early morning blazes occur minutes apart from each other; HPD arrests one suspect.

A pre-COVID food distribution. Photo courtesy of the Community FoodBank.


Community FoodBank overwhelmed by generosity

Large donation enables the local nonprofit to provide meals through the end of the year.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Nov. 2 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,477 people have tested positive since February, 34 are active patients, 1,428 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 1.9%.