Two local residents—one released from prison earlier this year and the other a downtown Hollister business owner—were arrested for failing to register as sex offenders with San Benito County authorities, according to the sheriff’s office.
“The Hollister Police Department would never call you and demand money," reads a statement from the PD.
Gavilan College enrollments are continuing to decline, and the college blames a low unemployment rate and strong economy in south Santa Clara County for the drop. The latest available numbers show that Gilroy-based Gavilan’s student count dropped from...
Former Aromas-San Juan Unified School District Trustee Jose Flores had driven by San Juan Elementary School countless times, always noticing the faded school logo on the side of the gymnasium. “It’s faded. It’s like this sore thumb,” said...
Instead of just adding two lanes to the existing State Route 25 between Hollister and Gilroy, state officials are proposing the construction of a new four-lane expressway, using the current two-lane highway as a parallel frontage road.
Hollister School District officials recently selected two local education leaders to join its district office administrative staff, according to a March 14 press release.Hollister native Kip Ward was named director of student services,...
The Hollister Farmers Market is meant to bring business to the city and present the downtown as a vibrant business epicenter, but for years some merchants have been saying the Wednesday market hurts their business.
New federal quality ratings for U.S. hospitals place Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital tn the second-lowest category—with a two-star rating—which means that approximately 72 percent of U.S. hospitals had higher quality ratings than the Hollister hospital in the...
Amateur chefs from around the country are invited to submit their very best original garlic recipes for the 41st annual Great Garlic Cook-Off, one of the most prestigious cooking competitions in the country. Eight finalists will be...
The checkpoint will start 5pm Sunday, March 17, and continue to 1am March 18, according to a press release from Hollister Police. The checkpoint will take place at an undisclosed location inside the city limits.

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