Outgoing Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir said she is done with politics. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir bids farewell at final meeting

Rick Perez and Tim Burns sworn into office, with Mayor Ignacio Velazquez also sworn in for fifth term.

Tim Burns and Julio Rodriquez.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: Hollister City Council District 4

Tim Burns and Julio Rodriguez run for seat left vacant by the late Marty Richman.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Term limits, a robust community conversation

City Council candidate Tim Burns writes that strong arguments could made for and against term limits, which is precisely why a conversation is needed.

Hollister City Hall. File photo.

Community Opinions


Hollister Council candidate Tim Burns writes that it's time to adopt a code of ethics and conduct for elected and appointed officials in the city.

Tim Burns. Photo provided.

Government / Politics

Tim Burns to run for Hollister City Council District 4

Burns writes that it's time the council got back to basics and worked together to represent the needs and interests of the community.

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Council candidate thanks supporters

Tim Burns encourages others to run for office and stay informed about what's happening in the community