Hollister CCS Regional Band Members Lesley Prudencio (MMM), Megan Maggiora (MMM, Leeza Gatsonz (AAA), Isabella Velazquez (HDLA), Ignacio Velazquez (HDLA), Brandon Gatsonz (AAA), Danaka Perez (MMM), Tristan Molina (RSJ), Sarah Stopper (RSJ), Dylan Freitas (RSJ), Lauren Agredano (RSJ), Yuvia Padilla (RSJ), and Samatha Andrijeski (RSJ). Not pictured David Gomez (MMM). Photo by Kevin Stopper.

Art & Culture

Middle school students shine at honor band performances

Two Rancho San Justo students selected to attend State Honor Band performance in Fresno.

Calaveras Park in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister completes Calaveras Park; Rancho San Justo Project stalls

City needs new funds for soil stabilization.

Dr. Hongde Hu presents a lecture on exponents to academy students. Photo by Frank Perez.

Woolpert Algebra Academy Readies County’s Middle Schoolers for This Year and Beyond

As San Benito County’s seventh- and eighth-graders returned to their campuses recently for the start of the new school year, nearly 50 of them entered their math classes with a greater understanding of, and perhaps a greater appreciation for, algebra, thanks to the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy held at Graniterock’s corporate headquarters in Watsonville earlier this month.

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Art & Culture

Kids’ Summer Band Camp at Rancho

Camp starts July 14 at Rancho