The developer said there are plans to invest heavily in the golf course and clubhouse, as well as building the neighboring community of 1,084 units. Google Earth Photo.

Housing / Land Use

San Jose developer buys San Juan Oaks property

The $43.75 million purchase by Third Millennium Partners includes the golf course and clubhouse.

The first load of packages for Hollister. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Amazon delivery hub opens in Hollister

The facility will route packages to customers San Benito County, Monterey Peninsula and Los Banos.

Business / Economy

EDC Promoting San Benito County in Site Selection Magazine

The EDC is using advertising to get San Benito County out in front of businesses hoping to relocate between Silicon and Salinas Valley.

Panda Express, at 1740 Airline Hwy, saves a dining table for job interview sign-ups. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Business / Economy

Hiring on all cylinders

Lots of Hollister and San Juan Bautista eateries are seeking workers.

First Labor Day Parade published on the U.S. Department of Labor website. Original art came from Frank Leslie's Weekly Illustrated Newspaper.


Labor Day is more than just a three day weekend

The holiday has honored American workers and American unions for 139 years.

The new Hollister Amazon facility is due to open Sept. 28 and will initially employ at least 300. Photo by John Chadwell.


Amazon opening Hollister delivery facility Sept. 28

The company will have 300 jobs at its new $50 million warehouse.

Photo courtesy of California Department of Fish and Wildlife.


County planners approve lifting ban on cannabis retail

Outdoor cultivation remains a possibility in unincorporated areas of the county.

Sunnyslope County Water District General Manager Drew Lander said the district can't forgive past due bills. Photo by John Chadwell.


Past-due water bills in Hollister must be paid after Sept. 30

Governor’s 2020 executive order allowed Sunnyslope County Water District customers to keep their taps on despite non-payments during the pandemic.

Bikes leaving the rally. Photo by Robert Eliason.


After 2020 cancelation, Hollister motorcycle show gets extra large for July 4 weekend

Bike enthusiasts from the county and beyond attended the Corbin Motorcycle Rally, which saw no incidents apart from reports of people having fun.

Mike, Elin, and Frank O'Connell. Photo by Corissa King.

Business / Economy

Hollister says farewell to Ranchers Feed after nearly 45 years

Owner Mike O’Connell set to retire following sale.

Teknova. Photo by John Chadwell.


Teknova goes public

Hollister company worked on developing COVID vaccines.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


California COVID-19 guidelines starting June 15

Some restrictions remain for large venues.

File photo of Hollister City Hall. Photo by John Chadwell.


Hollister revokes all three LLXP Corp. cannabis permits

City Council ignores company argument to repeal the revocation.

Groundbreaking for the Betabel project, now called the Betabel Road Charity took place June 1. Photo by John Chadwell.


Groundbreaking takes place for Betabel Road project

Environmentalist Herman Garcia and playwright Rider McDowell come together to build a roadside rest stop which will bring in tax revenue, fund pediatric brain cancer research and restore part of the San Benito River.

News Release

San Benito County Advances to Yellow Tier

Changes will be effective June 2.