State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

Government / Politics

Governor signs Golden State Teacher Grant Program

Bill proposed by Assemblymembers Robert Rivas and Patrick O’Donnell aims to staff schools

Rancho San Justo Middle School. Photo by Leslie David.

Children and Youth

HSD says Rancho San Justo Middle School gun rumors were a hoax

Hollister School District Superintendent Diego Ochoa sends message to local news media saying talk about "alleged gun on campus" at Rancho San Justo are rumors only.

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Children and Youth

Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline

San Benito County Office of Education and Youth Alliance to host community workshop.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art & Culture

City of Hollister awarded transportation planning grant to develop Complete Streets Plan

City gets $259,768 grant to develop study for Buena Vista Road, Santa Ana Road, Meridian Street and Memorial Drive.

Hollister School District Superintendent Diego Ochoa at the Jan. 17 meet and greet hosted by LULAC and other organizations. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Schools & Education

Hispanic community hosts Hollister School District superintendent

Meeting attendees say Diego Ochoa can relate to and inspire HSD students.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Schools & Education

Hollister Police Department to conduct school zone saturation patrols

Patrols expected to be ongoing with partial funding from traffic safety grant.

File Photo.

Schools & Education

Election 2018: Hollister School District

Six compete for three seats on school board.

Photo provided by JMM Dance Co.

Art & Culture

New All Abilities Dance Program for the Community

First session starts October 4 and runs for 10 weeks.

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Police / Fire

CHP to conduct enhanced enforcement operation focused on school bus pedestrian safety.

The project is designed to educate and remind motorists, parents, and students of the importance of school bus pedestrian safety.


Schools & Education

Active-shooter drills at schools are about saving lives

Local law enforcement trains school administrators and teachers how to survive an active-shooter by emphasizing escaping, barricading and hiding, and if all else fails, fighting.

Drew McAlister, center, president of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District board of trustees, talks to those attending the State of the District meeting Wednesday night at San Juan School. At right is Superintendent Michele Huntoon. At left is trustee Jose Flores.

Parents, students, teachers hear state of Aromas-San Juan Unified School District report

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School district is in good shape, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

New teacher Diane Mateus with her basket.

Children and Youth

“Baskets of Learning” for new teachers

Two local nonprofits thank new teachers for choosing Hollister and San Benito County as their place to educate.

The classroom will be used by students in TK to fifth grade.

Children and Youth

Cerra Vista unveils new STEAM Lab

The lab will be used for a variety of subjects by students in transitional kindergarten through fifth grade

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Children and Youth

OPINION: Hollister School District sowing seeds for ‘Extraordinary Learning Environment’

District creates plan to reorganize and reallocate resources

Children and Youth

Young mother tells her story through video

CMAP partners with continuation school to help students learn about opportunities with multimedia