Lynn Mello retiring from her eight years of service as director of nursing. Photo by Sean Roney.


Lynn Mello retires from San Benito Public Health

She plans to pursue lavender farming.

What started out as a journey to shorten David Westrick's daily commute turned into a career move to become police chief. Photo by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police Chief Westrick to retire in December

He leaves the department ‘at its best,’ says crime has dropped significantly since 2013.

Hollister City Manager Bill Avera said he would like to possibly teach after retiring. "When I was in college I wanted to be a history teacher," Avera said. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister city manager to retire

Bill Avera has worked for the city for 25 years.

Government / Politics

Retiring Hollister Councilman Ray Friend receives tribute

Friend announced in July his retirement plans to move to Oregon to be near his family.