MACE member Al Gutierrez at the 2019 Cinco de Mayo dance gives an emotional speech about Adolfo Berlanga, the late owner of El Nopal Bakery in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

Local scholarship organization ends after 50 years

MACE struggles to attract new members.

MACE President Veronica Lezama addresses attendees at the May 4 fundraiser. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Mexican American Committee on Education holds scholarship fundraiser

Event dedicated to late El Nopal Bakery owner Adolfo Berlanga.

Hollister School District Superintendent Diego Ochoa at the Jan. 17 meet and greet hosted by LULAC and other organizations. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Schools & Education

Hispanic community hosts Hollister School District superintendent

Meeting attendees say Diego Ochoa can relate to and inspire HSD students.

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Schools & Education

MACE announces Man and Woman of the Year

Mexican American Committee on Education will hold its 45th annual scholarship dinner-dance May 2

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Government / Politics

Mickie Luna’s long history with Hollister will serve her on council

Newly elected councilmember Mickie Solorio Luna was sworn in Dec. 9

Oscar Ramos teaches at Sherwood School in Salinas.

Children and Youth

PBS to feature Hollister native in full-length documentary

Documentary details the path of Oscar Ramos from migrant farm kid to teacher