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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: An elected official speaks out about the elected

Recent meetings of the Hollister City Council and San Benito County Board of Supervisors have shown a lot of bad behavior by some of our elected. We should look to understand why, and ask participants to do better.

Kevin O'Neill said report may have had valid recommendations, but there was no data to back it up. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Consulting company terminates its own consultant after he delivers flawed report to fire committee

Because of complacency within its own ranks, Emergency Services Consulting Int. fires one of its contractors along with his boss, after delivering report to fire committee. New report due in February.

John Guertin believes registration will help code enforcement to be able to handle complaints from neighbors.

Government / Politics

Supervisors approve additional $275k for levee repair, now total bill $625k

After considering bids to repair levees, Chapin Construction chosen to do the job for $625,000. Supervisor Jaime De La Cruz warns that he will not support any more cost.

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Government / Politics

UPDATED: Incumbent Muenzer holding onto lead in supervisor’s race

Challenger Victor Gomez, a Hollister City Councilman, trailed throughout election night

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Agriculture

Supes pass resolution to handle exemption requests if Measure J passes

County officials expect legal challenges if Measure J passes

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Library Drive for Five: Letters Keep Coming In!

Supervisors need to know your thoughts about our Library. Únase al esfuerzo para cinco días— ¡regresar a cinco días de servicio!