Hollister Councilwoman Honor Spencer. File photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister Councilwoman Spencer responds to accusations of unauthorized trip

Members argue over protocols for travel to Washington, D.C.

County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.


San Benito County Express offers free days on Fixed Route and Intercounty rides

If enough passengers ride on the free service days, County Express will be eligible to apply for the same grant in the upcoming year to offer the free rides once again.

Miryam Benito Angel. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

Searching for adventure, and a gemstone

Miryam Benito Angel traveled to San Benito County to search for her namesake gemstone.

Betabel's staff (left to right) includes Dave Owens, Rachel LaBas and Frank Paura. Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito Lifestyle

Betabel RV Park draws a cool breeze to a convenient location

Young families, retirees and elderly enjoy close-knit community.

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Chamber of Commerce offers China tour

Travelers can join group to see China over nine days in October

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County health department issues Zika travel advisory

The virus is spreading in many Latin American countries, including Mexico

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Police / Fire

Traveling this weekend? Slow down

California Highway Patrol's maximum enforcement period runs Friday through Monday

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Housing / Land Use

​Retired teacher to walk across America to raise money for regional parkway

Jim Ostdick's goal is to have San Benito County connected to a country-wide historical trail system


Hollister Resident to Present at Global Business Conference in Croatia

Dr. Murray R. Millson, Professor at CSUMB, to present at the Global Business Conference

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Schools & Education

Study Spanish in Spain this Summer with Gavilan College – free information session

Come to an orientation meeting to learn about the opportunity to study Spanish at the Giralda Center in Seville, Spain this summer. Classes are offered at levels from beginning to advanced, and students may earn up to 5 transferable units. The program inc