Representatives from Hollister and Lotus Management Inc. at the Feb. 24 groundbreaking for a new hotel on Gateway Drive. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

New Hollister hotel breaks ground

Holiday Inn Express will be the second hotel on Gateway Drive.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

State outlines plan to accelerate access to COVID vaccines for education workers 

California has dedicated a minimum of 10% of vaccine supply to K-12 school staff and child care workers.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Feb. 25 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eight new cases reported, 5,661 people have tested positive, 72 are active patients, 5,530 have recovered and 59 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 5.4%.

There are only a couple dozen homes completed at Twin Oaks, with a goal of 170. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Hollister turns down impact fee reduction for senior housing development

Developer argues he should not have to pay a $2.2 million park fee as the project includes a community center for its residents.