Santana Ranch homes under construction. Photo by John Chadwell.


COG Directors adopt state’s required affordable housing plans

Directors also discussed several current and future highway projects.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: The mayor who would be king

Anne Stickett writes that residents should beware of a mayor who makes grabs for power, discredits other leaders and silences the public all in an attempt to gain himself a crown.


Business / Economy

Hollister council increases percentage of TOT reimbursement

Hollister city council raises the reimbursement rate of transit occupancy taxes (TOT) from 50 to 70 percent. Councilman Karson Klauer said hotels should not get more of the TOT than city.


Council approves Cerrato project 4-1, mayor says no

Despite Velazquez's vote, city council approves 241-home development agreement