San Benito County Planning Commissioner Devon Pack as the only public member waiting for the ballots to be counted on Nov. 2. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Special municipal election 2021: Updated results

According to the San Benito County Registrar of Voters, 0 of 3 precincts have been reported. Dolores Morales leads with 88 more votes than the next candidate Lauretta Avina.

U10 Vikings at the one-inch line. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

U12 Hollister Vikings advance in playoffs after 28-8 victory against Coast Side Cougars

The U10 Vikings are eliminated after a tough loss to the East Bay Warriors.

The Swan Nebula. Photo by David Baumgartner.


Searching the Sky: Planets not bashful at all this month

David Baumgartner writes that Venus, Pluto, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus are viewable this month.

San Benito High School. Photo courtesy of SBHS.

Education / Schools

San Benito High awaits certification for softball field lighting

Demolition of classrooms begins in December; new classrooms and solar projects to come.

News Release

Local residents vote Ladd Lane as top school in county

Hollister Free Lance readers chose Ladd Lane as the No. 1 school in San Benito County for the second consecutive year, according to recently released results from the news organization’s community poll.