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Police are asking the public for help investigating two shootings that occurred July 10 in a neighborhood northwest of downtown Hollister.About 3am, Hollister Police officers received a call of gunshots heard near the 300 block of Locust Avenue, according...
Every year for the past nine years, refurbished police vehicles line the quarter-mile racetrack at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville. Each car is race ready and decked out in paint schemes and decals representing law enforcement agencies from Monterey, Santa...
Hollister police on Friday, July 13 announced the arrest in Mexico of a suspect in the 2014 murder of Hollister teen Ariana Zendejas.Police Chief David Westrick said Jose Antonio Barajas, a 24-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested by police in...
Candidates for local government and school board offices can begin filing for election—or re-election—beginning Monday, July 16, and some local school candidates have already made their decisions about their next steps.A desire to complete several school construction projects within...
The City of Hollister earlier this year rejected plans for a Fourth of July motorcycle festival, but that didn’t stop hundreds of Harley riders from descending on San Benito Street on July 7 in an informal, impromptu communal gathering...
Using a store manager’s description to pull over a suspicious vehicle, Hollister police officers made a late-night arrest of two teenaged suspects in possession of thousands of dollars of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals from Safeway stores in Hollister, Prunedale and Half...

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