All Teknova employees must now wear masks and practice social distancing. Photo provided by Teknova.

Business / Economy

Teknova hiring spurred by COVID-19

The Hollister company is now seeking up to 15 people and expects more positions to open in the coming weeks.

Teknova's 120 employees work to meet the demand for buffers in research to develop COVID-19 vaccines. Photos provided by Teknova.

Business / Economy

Teknova assists with COVID-19 research

Hollister biotech company produces cell culture media for those working to develop a vaccine.

Teknova purchasing assistant Robert Blasingame said, "It is important to me that everyone grows up in a community with equal opportunities in education. No child should grow up without an equal education to their neighbor because of financial limitations.” Photos by Robert Eliason.


Teknova program connects employees with nonprofits

Giving campaign raises thousands each year for United Way.

Photo provided by Teknova.


Teknova hosts tech and science fair

Schoolchildren visit presentations on DNA extraction, bacterial growth, fire and more.

Eighty percent of Teknova employees are taking part in the 2019 giving campaign organized through United Way of San Benito County. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

Teknova employees give more each year

Local biotech company knocks it out of the park with employee giving pledges for 2019.

Hollister City Hall. File Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Hollister City Council receives preliminary job growth plan

Business committee member says current rate—1 percent—is “completely unacceptable.”

Local nonprofits gather to listen and learn about projects in the county at United Way event at Garden Shoppe in Hollister.

Art & Culture

San Benito’s United Way nonprofit support goes far and wide

Community Investment Grants were announced in the evening glow of GardenShoppe's outdoor patio in Hollister.

Teknova workers weighing out chemicals. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

Teknova targets local students as internship program expands

Biotech company aims to hire five to 10 interns each summer.


Business / Economy

Teknova CFO Richard Goozh heads committee to bring high-tech and production jobs to county

Richard Goozh, who heads Independent Committee for San Benito County Job Growth, says about city and county..."they’re not talking to one another."



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Teknova united for community change

Hollister company mobilizes team members for a successful 2016-17 United Way of San Benito County employee giving campaign


Business / Economy

12 Days, Lots of Giving

Non-Profits providing community essentials have banner holiday season