San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies on Jan. 14 were still looking for a Hollister man who had been released after a drug arrest.On Jan. 11, several days after the man was released, deputies...
Rep. Jimmy Panetta wants the Bureau of Land Management to create a new protected wilderness area and reopen the once-popular Clear National Recreation Area, closed for more than a decade.Legislation introduced by the...
In the first weeks of the new year, San Benito and Monterey counties were allotted a cumulative $12.5 million in state emergency funding for homeless services.The state’s Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council awarded...
A Paicines resident and photographer shared how she is bringing to light the face of homelessness in our communities during a Jan. 12 reception for an exhibit at the Gilroy Center for the Arts.
Jose Antonio Barajas, who was arrested in Mexico last summer on suspicion of murdering a teenage girl in Hollister in 2014, will next appear in local court Feb. 6.Jose Antonio Barajas
Two Hollister residents accused of the murder of laundromat owner Yoon Ji in December 2017 are scheduled for a preliminary hearing Jan. 22 and 23 at the San Benito County Courthouse.Suspects Sang Ji,...
The Hollister Police Department will increase patrols in efforts to reduce dangerous driving around school zones, according to an announcement from local police. The locations will vary around the school sites within the City of Hollister. “The pick-up and...
A new elementary school at Santana Ranch will be completed in January 2021—six months later than the original estimate—after the Hollister School District Board of Education approved new design plans. The board voted 4-1 in favor of change...
Council member Marty Richman for District 4 this week was selected to be Hollister mayor pro tempore for 2019.The decision was made by the newly sworn-in council in its first meeting of the...
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies on Jan. 11 were looking for a Hollister man who had been released after a drug arrest. Several days after the man was released, deputies found weapons, drugs and bomb-making materials in...

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Fire leaves three homeless in Hollister

An early-morning house fire Feb. 13 left three elderly Hollister residents homeless, and one in critical condition, according to authorities.