Marty Richman said he wants to help people better understand how local government works and what they need to do to get what they want from it. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Marty Richman to run for Hollister City Council

Marty Richman served in the military for over 22 years and still wants to contribute his time and knowledge so residents will better understand how their local government is supposed to serve them.

Lois Locci. Photo provided.

Schools & Education

QA with Gavilan College Trustee Lois Locci on open seat

Anyone interested in running for the position has until August 10 to file with the San Benito County Registrar of Voters.

File photo

Government / Politics

OPINION: On the proposed Gavilan College bond

"I'm amazed at the articles that have circulated floating the possibility of another Gavilan College bond to fund a Hollister campus."

COG Executive Director Mary Gilbert said $1.8 billion needs to be raised over 22 years to pay for road projects. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Transportation sales tax measure picks up steam

A recent survey of potential 2018 voters conducted by COG showed that a majority would support a one-cent sales tax for transportation needs.