The San Benito County Probation Department led a multi-agency operation targeting sex offenders last week that resulted in the arrest of one individual and triggered the further investigation of nine others.On Oct. 18, local, regional, state and federal...
Hollister police officers arrested a 17-year old male on Saturday, October 21 on charges of driving under drug influence, possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana.On October 20 around 11:58 p.m., officers with the Hollister Police Department...
The San Benito Babe Ruth League had been looking forward to celebrating its 60th anniversary this fall until an arsonist lit up the group’s equipment at Veterans Memorial Park.“There was an arson fire set down at the field,” said...
Hollister police officers arrested a man for brandishing a firearm at a motorist during a road rage incident last Sunday, Oct.15.Police received a report at 11:30am of a person driving a maroon-colored Honda with dealer plates who brandished a...
Former San Benito High School Superintendent John Perales was sentenced to two years of court probation earlier this month for brandishing a gun at a person in a car parked outside his Gilroy house in October 2016.He also received...
San Benito County has been designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) by the Director of National Drug Policy, with 15 other U.S. counties.The designation announced last month will allow the county to receive federal resources to further...
The California Office of Traffic Safety has awarded $70,000 to the Hollister Police Department for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.The grant will fund educational presentations, DUI checkpoints,...
The Hollister Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public a chance in October to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.Locals can bring pills for disposal to Target at 1790 Airline...
County officials gathered Monday at the San Benito County jail to break ground on a new $20 million expansion expected to be complete in 2019.“The money to construct these buildings comes about every 20 years, so when it comes...
A three-car collision on Shore Road left two people dead last Saturday.Yolanda Louise Hernandez, 56, of Los Banos, and her passenger Arnulfo T. Garcia, 65, of Hayward, sustained fatal injuries after her 2014 Kia Forte was struck by a...

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Honoring our veterans

The parades that run through downtown Hollister are like no other. They celebrate homecomings. They celebrate rodeos and holiday seasons.And they celebrate heroes.On Saturday,...

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Public Health offers food safety tips

With the holiday season fast approaching, San Benito County Public Health reminds consumers about the importance of safe food handling to prevent foodborne illness.Bacteria...