The Hollister Air Show, June 14 & 15th 9-5, provides an entire weekend of fabulous family-oriented entertainment and things to do. In addition to the exciting air show, patrons can enjoy a car show; food and vendors; antique, classic, neoclassic, warbirds and experimental aircraft on static display; military displays; airplane rides; sailplanes (Hollister Gliding Club) and many other exhibits.Read More
At the Board of Supervisors Meeting 2/22/11, the Flea Market proposal was denied on a vote of 3 to 2. At the very start of the meeting, Chair person Margie Barrios stated she was against the proposal. After much discussion, Jaime De LA Cruz wanted a vote now. Margie Barrios then made a motion to deny the application, and seconded by Anthony Botelho.
The vote went as follows – Margie Barrios, Anthony Botelho, Jerry Muenzer – – against Jaime De La Cruz, Robert Rivas – – – for.Read More
Proximity to airport a reason to nix flea market proposal
Two major concerns with the possibility of a flea market near the Hollister Municipal Airport – safety and economics – should preclude San Benito County supervisors from allowing the proposal at the San Felipe Road site.
Salinas airport received $2.1 million “for the phased reconstruction of parallel Taxiway B,” according to a news release from U.S. Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel. The project is necessary to improve the poor condition of the pavement and to meet current standards, Farr said.Other awards: Monterey Peninsula Airport: $2.3 million; Mesa Del Rey Airport (King City): $484,750; Watsonville Municipal Airport: $52,250; Hollister Municipal Airport: $30,000.Read More
The county ALUC (Airport Land Use Commission) is meeting Thursday, July 22, at 10 a.m. to consider the Flea market application at the approach end of 31. They are meeting at the county Board of Supervisor chambers at 481 4th Street, Hollister. If you have any concerns regarding this issue, please try to attend the meeting and voice your opinion.
(Editor’s Note: A 10:00 AM meeting time of the ALUC seems counter to getting working pilots to attend this important meeting)