The 9.3-acre Woodle property is located at 1070 Buena Vista Road and is near Calaveras Elementary School. Photo courtesy of Google Earth.

Housing / Land Use

Land annexation defeated in defiance of state order

Hollister City Council splits vote for project that proponents say cannot be legally prevented.

The state is telling Hollister it has 30 days to void its growth management plan. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

State gives Hollister 30 days to void or suspend its growth management plan

Mayor says developers are pressing to annex projects built on county ag land; Councilwoman Lenoir says the mayor is pandering for votes.

Housing being constructed in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

State says Hollister must void or suspend growth management program

Housing Crisis Act of 2019 does not allow jurisdictions to adopt new or enforce existing limits on the number of land-use approvals or permits.