(L-R) Steve Dunbar, Edie Matson, Terry Giannetto, and Connie Bishop (Vera's niece) plant a fig tree in Vera Bradley Frass's honor. Photo courtesy of Barbara Taddeo.

Features

Hollister resident continues 16-year Earth Day tradition

Barbara Taddeo plants trees to honor departed family and friends.

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Government / Politics

Storm drain fixes, street tree replacements highlight Capital Improvement Plan discussion

Hollister City Council discusses extensive capital improvement plan for the next five years, debates who is responsible for planting street trees

File image courtesy of San Benito County shows large trees.

Government / Politics

Supes approve countywide, permanent protection of trees

Approval of law designed to support health and beauty of countywide community arrives amid tension in Ridgemark community, where ordinance initially took shape

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Sports & Recreation

City closed Park Hill as storm approached

Concern about eucalyptus trees falling leads to the precaution

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Government / Politics

County extends tree-cutting moratorium

County supervisors hope 10 month, 15-day extension will lead to permanent tree ordinance in as soon as 90 days

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Business / Economy

Ridgemark fracas leads to tree-cutting moratorium

Urgency ordinance bans cutting of mature trees while county supervisors study more permanent rules