Opinion

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OPINION: The U.S. is an immigration lifeboat, but who gets saved?

Is it an orderly process or is it every man for himself?

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OPINION: Hollister City Council is looking dysfunctional

Curing basic rifts is one area where the Brown Act fails

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OPINION: Preparing saves time

Bring your lender into the loop and identify your price bracket

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OPINION: What's the plan for Gavilan College in SBC?

More than a decade after voters approved Gavilan's Measure E, there have been no real educational infrastructure improvements in San Benito County

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OPINION: Local crime report still shows an exorbitant and persistent number of traffic stops

HPD’s unwillingness to explain and city council’s failure to conduct oversight into the perplexing number of police traffic stops is a major lapse of governance

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OPINION: End of an era for the Hollister Free Wheelers

Decrease in financial support, venues, participation force organizers of the Hollister Free Wheelers and the supporting nonprofit to close both

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OPINION: The Earth does not need us, we need the Earth

The importance of supporting Monterey Bay Community Power project in these critical times

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OPINION: Is the biker rally a calculated risk or financial Russian roulette?

At best, it will be a break-even event; at worst, it could be a big money loser

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OPINION: Monterey Bay Community Power is the right choice for Hollister

Hollister City Council should vote "yes" on joining the Monterey Bay Community Power joint powers authority

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OPINION: Taxpayers pay for every mistake in the public arena

Adage – There are never enough resources to do it right the first time, but there are always enough to do it over

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OPINION: Council's lack of interest, enthusiasm about power program is surprising

Hollister is the only city in the three local counties not yet participating in Monterey Bay Community Power deal

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OPINION: Disclosure is the key after water damage

Water damage? Renee Kunz with Intero Real Estate gives tips to property owners

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OPINION: Interim SBHS superintendent touts school vision of academics, instruction, support

Shawn Tennenbaum discusses the high school leadership team's vision for a three-year strategic plan; invites public to Jan. 24 meeting to review bond-funded projects

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OPINION: Interest rate increase can be a good sign

Renee Kunz with Intero Real Estate shares a few market observations.

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OPINION: The lack of a clear mandate is the real election story

Continued lack of a clear national mandate means we remain a deeply divided nation

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A wet year reminds us of nature's cycles

Steinbeck's words of wisdom about California weather

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OPINION: The Fake, Fake News Controversy

Fake news is not new, it’s the oldest of old hats

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OPINION: Medina thanks community for rallying after flood

Newly-seated county supervisor thanks first-responders, agencies and volunteers that have offered assistance

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San Benito County Parks and Recreation Commission meets

After months of not meeting for a variety of reasons, the commission met to discuss various park projects including Vets Park, a regional park, a proposed aquatic center and a river park trail system

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