Sam Farr & Phil Esparza Speak Out (NO on Measure K)

Date/Time January 22, 2020 to January 22, 2020 06:30 PM until 08:30 PM Description Sam Farr and Phil Esparza discuss why they oppose the Hwy 101 development ("nodes") and recommend a NO vote on Measure K. Sam represented San Benito County for many years & helped to make the Pinnacles a national park. Phil Esparza

Hollister Community Drug Awareness

Date/Time January 24, 2020 to January 24, 2020 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM Description Want to learn more about the opioid epidemic in San Benito County? Join the San Benito County Opioid task force at Be True Cafe on January 24 at 10:00 a.m. The Opioid Task Force work will be sharing information on the

Chamberlain’s Third Annual Stand Up For Kids

Date/Time April 11, 2020 to April 11, 2020 05:00 PM Description Chamberlain's Youth Services Presents its 3rd Annual Stand Up For Kids dinner and live comedy show fundraiser featuring comedian Kat Simmons. https://www.katsimmons.com/ in the Barrel Room of Leal Vineyards Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:00 p.m. No Host Bar. 6:00 p.m. Dinner & Show Early

Measure X Citizens Oversight Committee

Date/Time January 23, 2020 to January 23, 2020 06:00 PM until 07:00 PM Description The public is invited to the Measure X Citizens Oversight Committee meeting in Hollister on January 23. The Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee is responsible for reviewing Measure X expenditures, with quarterly meetings open to the public. Time: 6:00- 7:00 p.m. Location:

Master gardeners Dawn Avery and Elizabeth Burns demonstrated pruning and cleaning around roses at a Jan. 26 workshop in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

UC Master Gardeners’ Basic Rose Care

Date/Time February 01, 2020 to February 01, 2020 02:00 PM until 04:00 PM Description Join UC Master Gardener Dawn Avery for the “Basics of Rose Care” workshop. She will talk about summer and winter pruning, watering, mulching and fertilizing, followed by a discussion of rose disorders. Bring your gloves and clippers for a hands-on rose

A Hollister, CA 1940 Census record. Provided by Marty Richman.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: A stroll through Hollister’s history

The 1940 census records detail the human history of Hollister's ordinary people.

Aromas Community Grange. File photo.

Government / Politics

League of Women Voters to host Jan. 19 election forum

District 2 Supervisor candidates to present platforms at Aromas Grange.

Aromas Community Grange. File photo.

Aromas Town Hall Meeting/Candidate Forum/Measure K Forum

Date/Time January 19, 2020 to January 19, 2020 03:00 PM until 05:00 PM Description The Aromas Community Grange and the League of Women Voters will be holding a town hall meeting on January 19, 2020, at 3:00 pm Below is the script sent to KZSC and KAZU. The content is written for radio, but it

Hollister School District offices on Cienega Road. File photo.

Community Advisory Committee Presents: Behavior Supports For Students with Disabilities

Date/Time February 03, 2020 to February 03, 2020 06:00 PM until 07:30 PM Description Behavior Intervention Service Providers from Hollister School District and San Benito High School District will be presenting, along with other service providers and staff, positive behavior strategies for use at home and school. Topics to include organization/routine, following directions and student

Referee Alvaro Quezada keeps close watch during a boys soccer game. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Sports & Recreation

Hollister soccer referee keeping up with the kids since 1999

Alvaro Quezada is well-known in local leagues.

Andrew Barragan with players. Photo provided by SBHS.

Schools & Education

Barragan family donation to provide lights at new SBHS field

Lights expected to be in place for the 2021 softball season.

Wine Is My Valentine

Date/Time February 15, 2020 to February 15, 2020 12:00 PM until 04:00 PM Description Explore the Cienega Wine Road for the ultimate Valentine's Day weekend event on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Calera and Eden Rift have teamed up to offer exclusive access to both properties, flawless food and wine pairings, new releases for spring, idyllic

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

Hollister upgrades citywide phone system

Work expected to be completed by Jan. 31.

Rustic Charm Celebrating one year

Date/Time January 25, 2020 to January 25, 2020 11:00 AM until 05:00 PM Description Rustic Charm will be celebrating its 1 year anniversary on January 25, 2020 from 11-5.  There will be raffles, giveaways and yummy treats as they get the store ready with new inventory and a fresh new look. Date: January 25 Time:

Pet Friends’ Cowboy Fur Ball

Date/Time March 21, 2020 to March 21, 2020 06:30 PM until 10:30 PM Description Please join Pet Friends and Rescue, non-profit pet rescue and adoption center of Hollister, California, for their 7th annual fur ball dinner and auction with this year's cowboy style theme at Ridgemark Golf Club. Date: March 21. Time: 6:30 p.m. to