Marty Richman writes that San Benito County needs more revenue to support its residents; without it the county will just become a sleepy backwater and pocket of poverty.
The 1940 census records detail the human history of Hollister's ordinary people.
“The camel's nose is a metaphor for a situation where the permitting of a small, seemingly innocuous act will open the door for larger, clearly undesirable actions.” – Wikipedia.
Hollister Councilman Marty Richman writes that the new growth management ordinance satisfies the city's needs and state requirements.
Marty Richman says that leadership means getting out front with the right answer, not just counting votes or making excuses.
July 20 will be the 50th anniversary of humans landing on the moon; what does it foretell?
Hollister Councilman Marty Richman says if you're going to do a compensation analysis, it's better if you have some idea of what you're talking about.
Hollister Councilman Marty Richman writes that the answer to the commercial node issue is in the county's General Plan.
Marty Richman says that while the debate over growth rates drones on, anecdotal evidence and indications of increased illegal occupancies abound.
Hollister Councilman Marty Richman says good service-providing jobs are an economic necessity.
Hollister Vice Mayor Marty Richman says to welcome new residents, not scapegoat them.
“A fool and his money are soon parted.” – English proverb
Gavilan College is proposing to build a 1990s era SBC Education Center that will be obsolete on day one in the age of distant learning. What we need is nimble technology for education.
The two best community colleges within driving distance, Foothill and De Anza, will only get five San Benito High School graduates, according to a survey of the 2018 class.
As my beloved U.S.A. celebrates another Independence Day it remains as it has always been, a deeply divided nation, but now without a vision.
1,321 people have tested positive since February, 55 are active patients, 1,255 have recovered and 11 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 4.5%.
All park trails remain closed except for the Bench and Sycamore trails due to high fire danger and the overloading of the national wildland fire response system.
Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and checking drivers for proper licensing.
Mike and Frank O'Connell of Ranchers Feed & Western Wear have been a part of the Hollister business community since 1976, and have been at their First Street location for 20 years. Read more about Ranchers Feed click…
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