Staff walk through to the new park area. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Features

Pet Friends holds ribbon-cutting for beautification project

New area allows people and animals to sit, get acquainted and see if they are a good fit as a family.

San Benito County Historical Society President John Wrobel. Photo by Robert Eliason.

News

Wapple House Museum reopens for National Museum Month

After being closed for a year, a wealth of San Benito history is back on display.

The Cub Scouts and adult Den Leaders of Pack 455 clean the corner of San Benito and Sixth Streets. Photo by Andrew Pearson.

Nonprofits

Community-led spring cleaning beautifies downtown Hollister

Organizations and families pitch in at the “spring cleaning”

The DeRose Vineyards. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Features

Eat, Drink, Savor: Taste traveling at DeRose Winery

Wines made from historic vines are the highlight of the DeRose tasting room.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

News

Children abducted, then returned to father

Mother took children ages five, seven and eight from home but was found in Lathrop, CA.

Louie Roybal at work. Courtesy of Louie's Smokey Trails.

Features

Louie’s Smokey Trails brings BBQ to customers all over San Benito County

High quality and locally sourced foods highlight Louie Roybal’s catering menu.

Photo courtesy of Mack Richards.

Features

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Mack Richards

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Hollister Comfort Shoes owners, Enrique and Ecliseria Martinez, are finding their feet at their new location at 1760 Airline Highway. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu

Business

Hollister Comfort Shoes: Ahhhh

Couple bring specialty footwear to town.

VFW member David Lopez hangs a banner for Eric Mitchell during the 2019 ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Deadline to submit Memorial Day banners for military members is May 1

Families can submit names of soldiers to Bernie Ramirez.

Because the Hollister City Council is concerned about a COVID super-spreader event it said there would not be a rally this year. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

Local business owners hope to host biker rally

Hollister will decide on the event application by May 17.

SBHS student Julia Hicks. Photo courtesy of Julia Hicks.

Features

A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Julia Hicks

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School. 

(L-R) Steve Dunbar, Edie Matson, Terry Giannetto, and Connie Bishop (Vera's niece) plant a fig tree in Vera Bradley Frass's honor. Photo courtesy of Barbara Taddeo.

Features

Hollister resident continues 16-year Earth Day tradition

Barbara Taddeo plants trees to honor departed family and friends.

Nash Road bisecting the San Benito County Campus. Photo by Jake Medina.

News

BL Special Report: Permanent closure of Nash Road stalls

City of Hollister, San Benito County and SBHS at odds over plan.

Sarah Nordwick (left) and Nancy Frusetta (right) stand with the Mobile Pantry. Photo courtesy of Sarah Nordwick.

Nonprofits

Mobile Pantry makes the rounds

Market-style smorgasbord restores options to those in need of food.

It was a long, hard-fought journey, but Mayor Ignacio Velazquez made it to the steps of City Hall with enough petitions to possibly reverse council's decision.

News Release

City of Hollister posts a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan survey

The anonymous survey takes between five and 10 minutes to complete/ La encuesta es anonima y toma entre cinco y diez minutos.