Shellito, pictured here at a glacier in Southern Iceland, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study and teach in Ecuador. Photo Courtesy of

UPDATED: SBHS grad heads to Ecuador on Fulbright grant

Cindy Shellito will teach and research about climate science in Ecuador.

The City of Hollister's Complete Street Plan includes a proposed roundabout at McCray and Park streets.

Government / Politics

Public input sought on Hollister streets plan

Public hearing Tuesday will precede expected approval of plan to coordinate traffic on well-traveled routes


Business / Economy

Chamber honors Biesemeyer as Ambassador of the Year

The honor will be presented at the Chamber's annual award ceremony on Jan. 24.


Business / Economy

Chamber celebrates long-time contributors Huboi, Sleznick, Biesemeyer

The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors' Bureau will honor the man, woman, ambassador and businesses of the year Jan. 24.

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Foothills conservation proposal nixed due to local opposition

Federal officials end efforts to create a conservation easement area in California that could have included areas in San Benito County after facing local opposition from several counties.

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Government / Politics

Martorana focuses on bolstering business in first term on SJB council

Relative newcomer to Mission City will begin his council stint on Dec. 16

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Government / Politics

West to focus on economic viability in first term

Top vote-getter in SJB council race says residents want balance between historical character and improved city servcies

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Government / Politics

Mickie Luna’s long history with Hollister will serve her on council

Newly elected councilmember Mickie Solorio Luna was sworn in Dec. 9

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Government / Politics

Klauer poised to address District 3 needs

Karson Klauer prepares to take office as a city council representative for Hollister's District 3.

John Hardin holds up an MTV award for the music video "Umbrella," which he produced for Rihanna.

Art & Culture

San Benito HS grad makes it as music video producer

John Hardin, a 1989 San Benito High School graduate, is a producer of prominent music videos and commercials.

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Volunteers honored for exemplary service at National Philanthropy Day

Nonprofits honor those who go "above and beyond" at National Philanthropy Day.

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Government / Politics

School bond above 60 percent approval as final results are awaited

Measure M campaign focused on communicating specific needs to voters

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Government / Politics

UPDATED: Incumbent Muenzer holding onto lead in supervisor’s race

Challenger Victor Gomez, a Hollister City Councilman, trailed throughout election night

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Government / Politics

UPDATED: Hollister school bond headed toward passage

Hollister school bond Measure M yes votes lead as early election results come in

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Government / Politics

UPDATED: Klauer heading toward council seat over Scattini

Klauer leading Scattini in District 3; Montoya and Solorio Luna deadlocked in District 2