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June 20, 2021

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Fire a ‘devastating blow’ to downtown Hollister

Patricia Castro was driving to San Jose on Sunday afternoon when she received an unexpected phone call. The voice on the other end was...

Police crack down on illegal fireworks

Hollister Police cited several people for illegal fireworks over the Fourth of July weekend, adding that use of the incendiary devices has been “out...

County OKs look for third fire station

County supervisors Tuesday selected a design for a future third fire station. In October 2015, supervisors selected a location on Rosa Morada Road off Fairview...

Early morning fire near San Justo Reservoir

The Hollister Fire Department responded to an early morning fire Wednesday near the San Justo Reservoir. Captain Jeff Granucci said the call came in at...

San Juan officials iron out details in proposed fire contract

Most San Juan Bautista council members Monday read over a proposed fire contract line by line as if a misspelling or improper acronym might lead to their deaths. Councilman Jim West, who didn’t bother bringing the contract document to the gathering, generally sat back and wasn’t part of the extraordinarily thorough examination.

Hollister recruits ready to roll as firefighters

When 14 people marched in cadence onto the stage at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister on Thursday night, they were recruits. After they took the oath of office from Assistant City Clerk Christine Black and received their badges from family members, Fire Chief Bob Martin Del Campo was the first to introduce them to the audience as “firefighters.”

County board revives talks on charging rescue fees

County supervisors revived talks Tuesday on the possibility that local governments could send out bills to offset costs of emergency responses.

New fire chief brings hometown spark

Over the years, Hollister resident Bob Martin Del Campo has had the chance to wear a few uniforms: the dress blues and camouflages of the Marines, the camouflage of the Army Reserve, and the purple and orange of FedEx.

Community Board: Logic goes up in smoke with fee idea

An attempt to charge additional “Rescue Fees” when residents need help from the Hollister Fire Department should go up in flames. It is nothing more than a cruel money grab and could do serious harm to families throughout the community.

Crews halt fire before it spreads from carport

A fire Thursday afternoon destroyed a carport outside an apartment building, but crews stopped it before the blaze did much further damage.