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Public meetings for the week of Sept. 13

Discussions include campaign limits, Highway 25 expansion project, financial reports and fiscal year budgets.

News Release

San Juan Bautista event draws state Democratic leaders

Local Democrats to hold fundraiser that includes appearances by state and national elected officials and organized labor representatives.

Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.


Counseling services available for Afghanistan veterans

Local veteran is pushing to have those services available weekly.

Honor Spencer submitted her letter of resignation April 1 and April 19 was her last council meeting. File photo by John Chadwell.


Hollister extends nomination process for vacant City Council seat

The District 3 election will take place on Nov. 2 Special Municipal Election.

Site of Gavilan College's Fairview Corners campus in San Benito County on March 7, 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Gavilan College San Benito County Campus Committee meeting

Zoom meeting scheduled for July 26 at 6 p.m.

Reservoir in Pinnacles National Park. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.


Gavilan College’s English 1A moves to Pinnacles National Park

Readings and writing will focus on how gender and race shape our relationship to the outdoors and the importance of place in our lives. 

Wood going through the chipper. Photo courtesy of San Benito Fire Safe Council.


Fire Safe Council to host wildfire preparedness workshop

Workshop will be followed by a hands-on work party.

Contributed Articles

San Benito County announces conservation plan

Additional funding anticipated from a federal grant.


Farm Visits – We’re Open!

Julie Finigan Morris writes that residents should take advantage of local farms and ranches.

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News Release

Free septic systems and private well maintenance webinar

Workshop covers maintenance and components of wells and contaminants.

Cheung Sheng Chinese Restaurant on the corner of Sixth and East streets was fully ablaze when fire units arrived. Photo by John Chadwell.


Victory Over All

Months after Cheung Sheng restaurant burned down, the Fu Family is rebuilding.

Range Camp. Photo provided by Devii Rao.


UC Cooperative Extension offers virtual range camp

Video topics include rangeland ecology and management, botany, ranch economics, wildlife, and more.

Photo provided by UCCE.


UC Cooperative Extension to host virtual meeting on grazing and prescribed burning for fire safety

One-hour workshop will also provide updates on two grants.

Maze Middle School 8th Grade. Photo provided.

Schools & Education

Maze Middle School 8th Grade awards

List of Marguerite Maze middle school in Hollister graduating students with recognition awards for promotion.

Catherine Dabo at her birthday celebration last year. Photo provided.

San Benito Lifestyle

Parade planned for 100-year old Hollister resident

Family invites community to participate in honoring longtime businesswoman.