Our Economy

OPINION: Hollister must protect against gyrating development rates

Without adequate control and strategies, Hollister is at the total mercy of market forces

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Policy, land use to be discussed at San Juan cannabis workshop

June 14 workshop will address policy questions and clarify that commercial sales, not personal use, is the focus of discussion

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MBEP Co-Chairman Bud Colligan joins the breakout session on Agtech led by John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Partners

Regional Economic Summit recap: Spotlight on jobs, housing is key

Annual economic summit hosted by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership highlights improving economy, challenges to job creation: housing, workforce development, collaboration

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Award Homes moves forward on 118-acre development

City signs off on public improvements financing plan for Award Homes project along Fairview Road

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Teamsters union threatens strike by weekend at San Benito Foods if demands not met

Nearly 500 San Benito Foods workers protest for higher wages and benefits for seasonal employees at the Hollister cannery

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New hotel in Hollister names general manager

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, scheduled to open next month, hires manager with experience managing hotels in Monterey, Carmel and Salinas

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OPINION: Raise Hollister's TOT and development tax, not sales taxes again

All taxes are not created equal, so the city should aim at the right tax target and the county needs to step up

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The new Casa de Fruta 1940 Pilsner.

Casa de Fruta and Gordon Biersch brew a new beer

The Zanger family has created a 1940 Pilsner to honor their Swiss-German grandfather

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New art studio, classes for children in Hollister

ARTI-culture opened its doors on Monday morning with a unique payment policy that allows all children to have access to a creative outlet and positive form of expression

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Farmers Market opens for business

Downtown event will offer fresh produce and other items from more than 100 vendors each Wednesday through Sept. 27

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Free Comic Book Day at Bill's Bullpen May 6

Downtown business joining annual, worldwide effort to celebrate comic books on Saturday

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Wednesdays are a chance to stock up on the week's veggies.

Hollister Farmers' Market starts this week

Spring is here and that means it is time to enjoy locally-grown produce and culinary delights

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Swank Farms moves to new location, John Wynn buys San Felipe Road property

Developer and owner of Ridgemark Golf & Country Club buys property near airport, as Swank Farms moves operation to new location near Highway 156

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Juvenile arrested for downtown burglaries

17-year-old was allegedly caught on the downtown video surveillance system after breaking in to Heavenly Bakery and breaking a window at Country Rose

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Recycled water adds to local supply

Better quality water produces high quality wastewater for recycled water effort; adds to local water supply

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San Juan to hold cannabis special meeting

The June 14 study session will address issues such as proposed bans, security issues and more

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A Closer Look: Immigration

Gavilan profs to offer tools for understanding immigration debate

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OPINION: Step up your business public relations efforts

Six ways businesses can promote their brand, products

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View of Santa Ana Peak from the B&Rorchard

Blenheim Apricots as an Easter treat

With dried fruit or sauces, San Benito County's apricots can be enjoyed year-round

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County marijuana cultivation ordinance on track

Board of Supervisors briefed on progress of marijuana cultivation ordinance as next public hearing set for May 23

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