Czarina Bowers' husband giving their baby milk. Photo courtesy of Czarina Bowers.


Baby formula shortage can trigger a host of family problems

Everyone in the family may be affected by the lack of product.

A float from a past Saddle Horse Show Parade coming down the street. Photo courtesy of Ray Pulver.


Saddle Horse Show Parade returns after two-year hiatus

Local resident Rebecca Wolf has been the main force behind the parade since 2017.

Kindergarteners giving their coloring pages to be sent in the packages. Photo by Marisa Sachau.

Children and Youth

Cerra Vista Elementary hosts VFW to learn about the U.S. flag

Students donate items to the I Care Packages program.

Graduate excited to receive their diploma. Photo by Marisa Sachau.

Schools & Education

Class of 2022 graduation: ‘a return to normalcy’

San Benito High School holds its 127th commencement ceremony.

Members of VFW Post 9242 by I Care Packages ready to be sent. Photo courtesy of Bernie Ramirez.


Hollister VFW prepares care packages for active military

The nonprofit is accepting nonperishable items and monetary donations to send out to soldiers stateside and overseas June 28.

A map is shown from the General Plan laying out the 16 nodes that are intended for commercial development. Photo provided.

Government / Politics

Elections Office unofficially verifies signatures for growth Initiative

The Board of Supervisors will consider June 14 whether to adopt the initiative or place it on the ballot of the November election.

A car passes by the Trical facility on May 27, 2022. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Ballot initiative effort aims to put buffer zone around chemical warehouse

Voter passage of Trical buffer could block approval of Strada Verde development.

Police / Fire

Hollister police honors fallen officers

National Police Week ceremony honors 38 California officers who died in the line of duty in 2021.