County supervisors Tuesday unanimously selected Vanir Construction Management to oversee the jail expansion project.According to county documents, estimates show a total cost of about $21.5 million with a $5 million budget shortfall.Vanir will enter into negotiations with the...
A Powell Street structure fire Tuesday led to the discovery of a drug lab.Hollister Fire Department responded to a call at 808 Powell Street around 6:20 p.m. The fire department was called on a report of an explosion and fire...
Hollister police made an arrest related to a downtown shooting Monday afternoon.According to police:Police arrested a man for a shooting that took place in the 500 block of San Benito Street, on April 3, 2017.On April 3, 2017, a...
Police investigating a theft case found the suspect who was with another man in possession of drugs and weapons, according to a press release.According to an announcement from the Hollister Police Department: On March 31, Officer Yamamoto conducted a...
The local sheriff's office has a new program to award deputies for their work. The office made an announcement, and reiterated it Tuesday to the county board, in light of recent efforts by agency deputies.Here's the full announcement:The San...
Hollister Police Department made an arrest this weekend in connection with a series of armed pharmacy robberies.Police arrested Rodolfo Duarte, 36, on March 10 in connection to a string of robberies that occurred over the last six months.  He...
Hollister police are asking for help in identifying a vehicle possibly connected to two recent burglaries.According to a police statement:At approximately 7:50 a.m. Feb. 26, officers responded to George's Grill, 480 Tres Pinos Road, when an employee arrived to...
The sheriff's office made an arrest of a 16-year-old accused in a January armed robbery at Hillcrest Market.The robbery occurred at 5:20 p.m. Jan. 22 at Hillcrest Market, 1331 Hillcrest Road and it involved a handgun.After questioning witnesses, the...
Hollister police highlighted an achievement today from an official in the department.Here's the HPD statement:Lt. Dan Winn received the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute Certificate today during a graduation ceremony in Garden Grove.The Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (SBSLI)...
Hollister police reported a suspected drive-by shooting into a home Thursday.According to the statement:Police seek help investigating a report of a Hollister home shot at by unknown suspects who fled in a vehicle.On Thursday at approximately 10:30 pm police...

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BLM limits target shooting countywide

The Federal Bureau of Land Management is limiting target shooting on public lands in San Benito County starting Saturday.In a press release dated July...