Doug Judd, Hollister City Council member Rick Perez and Cathy Judd with the street sign for Deane Judd Way. Photo by Leslie David.


Street at the Hollister Airport renamed Deane Judd Way

Longtime airport advisory commissioner is recognized for his civic engagement and volunteer efforts.

Congressional District proposed final map. Image courtesy of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.


New state districts take effect after primary and general elections

Elections to fill vacancies required to use district maps adopted after the 2010 census.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King


A look at free speech in 2022

Results from this recent national survey of 4,000 participants was shared with BenitoLink from the Knight Foundation.

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Public meetings for the week of Jan. 17

Government and transportation agencies to meet.

Juan Guevara. Photo courtesy of Juan Guevara.


Officer Juan Guevara enters race for San Benito County Sheriff

Longtime Hollister resident says improvements in engagement are needed.

News Release

Governor Newsom releases proposed budget for 2022-2023

Budget intends to address COVID-19, climate change, homelessness, inequality and keep streets safe.

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Public meetings for the week of Jan. 10

Seven public agencies set to meet.

Roadway construction underway for the Promontory development. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

Promontory Development Begins Construction

90 units underway between Southside Road and Ridgemark.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.

News Release

County COVID-19 vaccine cash incentive program near its end

Funds are expected to run out by Jan. 7.

Voting Kit. The area below “Official Election Mail” is where the voter address will be. Photo provided by the San Benito County Elections Department.

News Release

California attorney general clarifies election for Board of Supervisor District 1 seat

Board of Supervisors District 1 seat should be a special election using the boundaries in effect when Medina was elected in 2020.

New Idria Road washout following the January 2021 winter storm. Photo courtesy of Matt Kelley of Kelley Engineering & Surveying.


Repairs to New Idria Road after 2021 washout estimated at $3.9 million

San Benito County is seeking 75% reimbursement from the California Office of Emergency Services.

Eight speed cushions have been installed on Cerra Vista Drive from Sunnyslope to Union roads. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


Hollister council will look again at speed cushions on Jan. 22

Special meeting set to review proposed policy language.

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Public meetings for the week of Jan. 3

Three public agencies set to meet.

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Government / Politics

New state laws taking effect in 2022

Legislation focuses on housing, health, safety and cultural recognition.

Hollister City Council meeting Dec. 13, 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister council gets input on campaign finance

Consulting attorney says the city can’t block non-local contributions.