Arellano Verduzco, Andrade, Alvarez Hoang, and Sheldon Petty with Cerra Vista Principal Colleen Myers.

News Release

Cerra Vista Elementary students read 92 million words

Teachers and students were given a goal of 75 million words.


Cal Fire responding to two fires in San Benito County

Update: both fires were contained as of June 14 at 9:30 p.m.

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Public meetings for the week of June 13

San Benito, Gavilan and San Benito High School among agencies to meet this week.

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Josh Jensen, founder of Calera winery, dies at 78

Jensen played a pivotal role in establishing Pinot Noir as one of North America’s great varietal wines.

The intersection of State Routes 25 and 156. Construction of a two-lane roundabout is anticipated to begin in June 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

All lanes of 25/156 roundabout project open starting June 10

The project is expected to be completed in April 2023.

News Release

California State Guard seeking volunteers for its wildland firefighting unit

Volunteers are trained and receive pay when deployed to protect the community, which may be up to 30 days. 

News Release

Eight tobacco retailers in Hollister sold tobacco products to youth

Citations were issued to all establishments for violating the city ordinance.

News Release

SBC issues heat advisory for June 10

Temperatures could reach triple digits.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Local leader says preventing violence requires comprehensive strategies

Diane Ortiz writes that Youth Alliance has worked alongside youth and parents, community-based allies, public health, law enforcement agencies, and education systems to address community violence.

A resident dropping off their vote. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

2022 Primary Election: updated results

This article will be updated as data becomes available.

A resident dropping off his ballot at the Elections office site June 7, 2022. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Last day to vote in 2022 primary election

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Public meetings for the week of June 6

Hollister, school districts and the Community Action Board to meet this week.

News Release

San Benito Health Care District appoints Don Winn Zone 4 representative

Winn replaces Mary Casillas who resigned in April.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.

News Release

CDC expands COVID-19 vaccine booster eligibility

Residents 5 years of age and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine boosters.

Major injury collision on Highway 25

The head-on accident occurred near Wright Road in Hollister.