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Police are asking the public for help identifying two young men who held up a Hollister convenience store at gunpoint last week in an incident where a clerk narrowly dodged a bullet.About 1:20am...
What Nick Nickerson did from his sophomore year to his junior year at Anzar High has been nothing short of mind-boggling. The 5-foot-6, 185-pounder said he dropped 50 pounds in that time period, driven by his desire...
Former Hollister Police Officer Chad Browning has been charged with four crimes in relation to an alleged Sept. 9 crime spree that started with vehicle theft in Fresno and ended with Gilroy Police shooting at him before...
If there ever was a must-win situation for Hollister High, it was last Friday’s game against Los Gatos High. The Haybalers entered the contest at 0-2, having been outscored 86-20 in the process. The Balers just didn’t...
History buffs donned 19th-century attire, mounted horses, carried and loaded muzzle-loading rifles and re-enacted Civil War skirmishes Sept. 7-9 during Tres Pinos Civil War Days.The event, held in the San Benito County Historical...
Any trip to a Hollister City Council meeting would display a usual scene. A typical vote? Three in favor and one against.For almost the entire last year of his two-year term, Mayor Ignacio...

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