At a stay at home order protest in 2020, Courtney Evans said more than 4,000 people have come to her yoga studio during the pandemic.

Government / Politics

Hollister resident sues former supervisor, sheriff’s deputies for false arrest

Courtney Evans alleges she was sexually assaulted in the Board of Supervisors chambers in December.

Courtney Evans (center) and her supporters outside San Benito County Superior Court on March 30, 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Judge issues bench warrant for resident who refused to wear mask

This is the third time Courtney Evans attempted to attend her court hearing in person without a mask.

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Chabad South County Jewish Center to distribute free face masks

Drive-thru event to take place on Sept. 3 at Hollister City Hall.

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State issues guidance for face coverings

High-risk situations include being inside of any indoor public space, obtaining services from the healthcare sector, waiting for or riding public transportation, and more.

Photo by John Chadwell.


Public health officer defends face covering order

Some residents have opposed the mandatory mask rule from the start.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Face masks—compassion and solidarity

Patty Anne writes that wearing a face mask in public is a considerate gesture towards others, lessening the spread of any germs.