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Heat advisory issued for Central Coast through 10 p.m. Monday

Temperatures could reach 106 degrees.

Approximately 300 people protested outside the Supreme Court Building Jun. 24 following the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Government / Politics

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Laws governing abortion will be left to the states to decide.

SJB Health Foundation property from Valero Station. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Housing / Land Use

San Benito Health Foundation plans for clinic, housing in SJB

Nearly 52 more acres are planned for development south of the city.

News Release

Heat advisory issued for June 21

Temperatures could reach up to 105 degrees.

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.

News Release

County to offer free household hazardous waste recycling event

Residents will be able to recycle their electronic waste, non-rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and shred paper on-site.

Lisa Marquez talking about her son. Photo by Juliana Luna.


Mothers speak out on lack of fentanyl awareness

Informational booths offer resources to families and passersby at Hollister event.

News Release

California State Guard seeking volunteers for its wildland firefighting unit

Volunteers are trained and receive pay when deployed to protect the community, which may be up to 30 days. 

Tetiana Perepechina and Cathy Booth Vaughan. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.


Ukrainian staying in Hollister fled Russian forces twice in eight years

Tetiana Perepechina says she did not feel safe in Ukraine.

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Eight tobacco retailers in Hollister sold tobacco products to youth

Citations were issued to all establishments for violating the city ordinance.

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SBC issues heat advisory for June 10

Temperatures could reach triple digits.

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San Benito Health Care District appoints Don Winn Zone 4 representative

Winn replaces Mary Casillas who resigned in April.


New $250 million hospital for Hollister in the dream stage

The need for a new hospital exists but how to pay for it is still a mystery. Plans will not include nursing home for aging residents.

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SBC agencies share guidance to navigate the infant formula shortage

The county advises parents to consult their child’s pediatrician if your baby requires a specialized formula and needs a recommendation for a comparable formula to use.

Photo by Leila Sadeghian.


Water pipe leak leads to San Benito Street closure

Road repairs are expected to be completed May 25.