California Highway Patrol officers are conducting their annual “Chips for Kids” holiday toy drive, and are inviting the public to contribute to help bring the season’s joy to needy children this winter.  The...
Hollister Police Animal Care and Services will team up with the GardenMart to host the second annual “A Home for the Holidays Petography” event and fundraiser Dec. 8, noon-4pm. The event will take place at the GardenMart,...
‘Tis the season for holiday greetings—and doorstep package theft—and Hollister Police are on the lookout for their first reported suspect this winter.On Nov. 27, an unidentified woman stole a package from the front...
Detectives with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Saratoga man who stole a guitar worth $20,000 from a Hollister area resident, according to authorities.On Nov. 25, a male later identified as...
Hollister Police continue to investigate the Nov. 18 drive-by shooting that resulted in serious injuries to a 19-year-old man.Sgt. Don Pershall of the Hollister Police Department said Dec. 3 that investigating officers have...
Hard work pays off for these students in collegeRigorous Advanced Placement classes prepare San Benito High School students for tests that, with a high enough score, can provide course credit before a freshman...
The Hollister Downtown Association announced the winners of the 28th Annual Lights On Celebration, which took place on Saturday, Nov. 24Among 79 entries, the winners were:Parade WinnersBest of Parade:...
San Benito High School’s energy conservation program, which has included the installation of efficient LED lighting throughout campus, upgrades to HVAC systems and the installation of solar photovoltaic panels in the Baler Alley parking lot on the...
More than 50 scouting families came together to distribute approximately 5,200 pounds of food to needy Hollister families before Thanksgiving.The Nov. 17 event was a collaborative effort between the Community Foodbank of San...
The undeveloped “400 block” in Hollister on San Benito Street is entering another phase as it inches toward its first development in nearly 30 years.Despite the sale of the property last year...

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When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use...

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EPA orders study of old mine site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...