Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir writes in support of Sal Mora for mayor.
Marty Richman will not seek a second term.
Mayor’s second letter to commissioners fails to delay vote.
Newly elected Cesar Flores appointed mayor, Mary Edge as vice mayor.
Shot himself fatally at workplace.
No cause of death has been given at this time.
Keep politics civil.
Two-time incumbent Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, former mayor Gordon Machado and consistent challenger Keith Snow vie for mayoral seat in November.
Ignacio Velazquez is playing a dangerous, win at all costs, political game on peripheral issues and the risks far outweigh the possible rewards.
Hollister council passes resolution to certify signatures on petition referendum to stop development of 400 Block and will hear options to either rescind development or put it on upcoming ballot.
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.
Velazquez maintains that his efforts to overturn council decision is permissible despite his recusal from discussing or voting on the matter in council meetings
The debate continues over Mayor Ignacio Velazquez' use of Facebook to address issues on which he recuses himself during city council meetings
Voters had previously decided the mayor should only hold the office for a two-year term
Hollister mayor says the 40 or so people living along the river will be forced to move within a week