Earthmovers out at a large plot of land south of Flynn Road along San Felipe Road in Hollister. The land is the future site of a package delivery facility. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Global delivery company to open distribution center in Hollister

Mayor Velazquez said he’s prevented from naming the company, but that it’s expected to employ upwards of 400 people.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police Department releases video of officer-involved shooting

Officers responded to a 911 call on Dec. 8 for a disturbance at a home on Kimberly Court.

Hollister City Hall. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

City of Hollister to host general plan workshops to gather community input

The city has identified over 20 policy issues for consideration in the general plan update, ranging from park and natural resource planning to affordable housing and growth management.

A truck heads into the John Smith Road Landfill. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

SBC RMA to host two virtual meetings on John Smith Road Landfill expansion project

The proposed project includes a 388.05-acre expansion of the existing 95.16-acre landfill located approximately two miles outside of Hollister.

A vehicle drives on pothole-riddled Quien Sabe Road near Tres Pinos. Photo by Noe Magaña.


RMA director estimates current county funds not enough to keep up with road maintenance

County needs an additional $12.2 million to maintain the same Pavement Condition Index rating.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Feb. 26 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Ten new cases reported, 5,671 people have tested positive, 69 are active patients, 5,543 have recovered and 59 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 5.4%.