The 400 block of San Benito Street. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Planning Commission approves use permit for 400 block development

Mayor’s second letter to commissioners fails to delay vote.

Residents, both pro and con on the project, spoke out at the council meeting.

Business / Economy

Hollister City Council agrees to 400 Block development

After listening to some 30 speakers for and against a multi-use building project at 400 block downtown, the council voted 4-0 to approve it, with Mayor Ignacio Velazquez recusing himself