Photo by Heather Graham.


Keeping your pets safe from the summer heat

Hollister Animal Shelter recommends leaving pets at home, not in vehicles.

Battalion Chief Charlie Bedolla from Hollister Fire Department. Photo by Diana Lopez.


Summer months bring heat-related illnesses

Keep safe this summer with advice from Public Health Services and the Hollister Fire Department.

Students in a JMM Dance Co. class. Photo provided by JMM Dance Co.

Art & Culture

JMM Dance Co. to offer inclusive and bilingual summer camps

Nonprofit dance group seeks high school volunteers and additional funding, including a camp t-shirt sponsor.


Children and Youth

Assemblymember Anna Caballero Announces 2018 Young Legislators Program

Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) is now accepting applications from high school students for the 2018 Young Legislators Program. The deadline to submit the electronic application is 5:00pm Monday, June 11, 2018.

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Gavilan College six-week summer session starts June 19

Classes will be offered in Hollister, online, and at other Gavilan locations

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Children and Youth

High school seniors: There is still time to join TRiO Summer Bridge at Gavilan College

The Summer Bridge Program is designed to help high school students make a successful transition to Gavilan College


Children and Youth

“Wally the Whale” Offers Summer Fun at Valley View Park

Water feature at renovated park uses recirculated water from the Sunnyslope County Water District

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Summer swim program may sink

Closure of shallow pool at San Benito High School imperils city's swim program

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Children and Youth

Junior Giants “first pitch” is on deck

Volunteers, including coaches and team parents, needed for free, non-competitive baseball league


Children and Youth

Youth Alliance Teaches a Healthy Lifestyle at Heath Squad

Fifty-three youth learned how to maintain a healthy lifestyle at Health Squad last week.


Art & Culture

Summer reading club sign-ups have begun

Free program is open to youth from birth to 18 years old


Business / Economy

School is ending, careers are beginning

Students' thoughts turn to careers as vacation nears