A recent demographic study presented to the Hollister School District and its board of education projects a steady increase in student enrollment over the next seven years, mostly due to new home construction. The Fall 2018-19 Demographics Study—which...
On Aug. 1, as Gilroy residents gathered in the city’s downtown to honor those affected by July 28 mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Hollister citizens simultaneously held their own vigil at the 400 block of...
A split City Council rejected a proposed ordinance Aug. 5 that would have created stricter rules for tobacco retailers selling flavored products. A complete ban is being considered. Members of the ad hoc committee...
The FBI is investigating the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting as a domestic terrorism incident. In making the announcement in Gilroy Aug. 6, authorities said Santino William Legan went to the event July 28 with...
Community groups and organizations are invited to be a part of the grand opening of the San Benito High School stadium, aquatics center and softball field. The high school will celebrate 13 months of work and the...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta on July 26 led his Democratic colleagues from the California Congressional delegation in urging US Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to rescind a proposed rule to eliminate broad-based categorical eligibility for the Supplemental...
San Benito High School staff will fully deploy an Academic Focus Time model for the 2019-20 school year in an ongoing effort to provide additional support for all of its students in an equitable manner, according to...
Last week at his Hollister home, Roy Sims hosted a dozen U.S. sumo athletes who are competing in the Sumo World Championships or hoping to qualify for the event. Sims made a T-shirt for all of the...
The gunman in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival took his own life during a shootout with police, the Santa Clara County coroner revealed late Friday afternoon, Aug. 2. Dr. Michelle A....
Eric Cryar, Hugo Del Moral and Robert Basuino are the Gilroy police officers hailed as heroes for shooting and killing the gunman who murdered three people and injured more than a dozen others at the Gilroy Garlic...

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Gavilan College marks 100 years, looks to the future

1919 was a bittersweet year. The deadliest war of the time had just ended the prior year, yet the...

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18-year-old arrested on suspicion of vehicle tampering

Hollister police arrested a young man on suspicion of vehicle tampering after he was seen trying to enter parked vehicles in a local neighborhood, according to authorities.

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