Guitars Not Guns Monterey Chapter - a free guitar give-away/lesson program

Art & Culture

Hollister Parks and Rec to offer free guitars, lessons this summer

Guitars Not Guns is a free guitar lesson and guitar give-away program for kids ages 8 to 18

Legal Prop. 215 medical marijuana plants grown at Purple Cross RX.

Agriculture

OPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana crops:Just Say No

Sheriff Thompson and DA Hooper will lobby county supervisors for resources to eradicate alleged illegal medical marijuana crops at next BOS public meeting, hoping for pot luck

Supervisor Mark Medina, District 1

Government / Politics

Supervisor Medina seeks parks and recreation commissioner

Representative of District 1 wants to appoint a constituent from his district interested in advancing Parks and Recreation facilities and programs

Blighted McCarthy Street Park in Hollister

Children and Youth

Councilman invites the public to discuss McCarthy Street Park

Hollister City Councilman Ray Friend, San Andreas School Principal David Burke and local architect David Huboi to host a public meeting to share ideas to improve McCarthy Street Park in Hollister

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Agriculture

San Luis Reservoir is three-quarters full

Key water storage facility, part of the San Felipe Project, can hold 2 million acre-feet of water

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Agriculture

San Luis Reservoir is three-quarters full

Key water storage facility, part of the San Felipe Project, can hold 2 million acre-feet of water

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Children and Youth

San Benito County Parks and Recreation Commission meets

After months of not meeting for a variety of reasons, the commission met to discuss various park projects including Vets Park, a regional park, a proposed aquatic center and a river park trail system

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Children and Youth

Annual Boy Scout Christmas Tree Pick-Up

Hollister Boy Scout Troop 436 Annual Christmas Tree Pick Up. Donation is $8. Leave your Christmas tree by the curb.

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Art & Culture

Rehabilitation of McCarthy Street Park is a community effort

Interested in supporting San Andreas High School students envision the functional rehabilitation of McCarthy Park next door to the school? "Just ask."

Rolan Resendiz and Joel Esqueda, local artists in front of vandalized mural.

Art & Culture

Public art mural defaced by vandalism in Hollister

San Benito Street mural was vandalized by a perpetrator who bragged about his work on the social media platform Instagram

Medical Marijuana Plants cultivated at Purple CrossRX/California Finest medical marijuana products in Hollister.

Business / Economy

OPINION: Hollister’s Medical Marijuana Ordinance No. 1131 – Just Say Yes

Anti-cannabis activists should respect majority outlook on Prop. 215 rights in San Benito County

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Government / Politics

OPINION: The case for cannabis-based philanthropy in San Benito County

In the wake of Prop. 64 becoming law, how will San Benito County encourage philanthropic cannabis industry donors to contribute to the betterment of our community?

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Hollister almost ready to approve medical marijuana. Maybe.

The Hollister City Council decided not to vote on last-minute changes to ordinance at its Nov. 21 meeting. Herein are a few reasons why.

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Commentary

COMMENTARY: Legalized cannabis for adult use rolls out

San Benito County voted with a majority of California to legalize and regulate cannabis for adults 21 and over

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Poll says 60 percent of California voters favor legalizing marijuana

According to a Sept. 21 poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California, six in 10 favor legalization for adult use