Staff reportHollister Police arrested a young man July 21 after he allegedly assaulted multiple people with brass knuckles at a house party that grew out of control, according to authorities.About 9:40pm, officers responded to the 200 block of Sundance...
The Hollister School District is looking to engage superintendent search services to help find a permanent replacement for former superintendent Lisa Andrew, who abruptly resigned after only two years with the district.The purpose of the July 27 request for...
With the Hollister City Council out on vacation in July, further developments in the development of a local cannabis industry have been stalled. When council members return, they likely will hear a request from former Hollister mayor and president of...

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The Santa Clara Valley isn’t known for this grape, but in the case of Sarah’s Vineyard, chardonnay does indeed have history. The newly released 2016 Estate Chardonnay, $32, is a study in restraint. Although the nose gives away its...
A measure asking the voters for $248 million worth of bonds to upgrade Gavilan College's main campus, as well as its Coyote Valley and San Benito County satellite sites, will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.The measure will require...
The California Water Commission on Tuesday, July 24 approved $484.55 million to dramatically expand the Pacheco Reservoir in southeast Santa Clara County for drinking water reserves and improved protections for steelhead salmon.The money comes from the state’s Proposition 1...
One man died and three others suffered major injuries July 18 when the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed on Bolsa Road southeast of Gilroy, according to authorities.California Highway Patrol authorities said alcohol might have played a role...
San Benito County voters will be asked to approve an additional 1 percent countywide transportation sales tax on the Nov. 6 ballot, following actions by the county Board of Supervisors on July 24 and the San Benito County Council...
The San Benito Community Foundation announced its annual list of recipients for its “community impact” grants, an assortment of 41 nonprofits sharing more than $253,000.The grants, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, were announced at the local foundation’s annual grant...
Eight months after a Superior Court judge ruled that San Benito County Board of Education Trustee Mitchell Dabo violated California probate laws when he transferred more than $640,000 from a charitable trust to his person accounts, the fate of...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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Former Hollister cop charged in Gilroy incident

Former Hollister Police Officer Chad Browning has been charged with four crimes in relation to an alleged Sept. 9 crime spree that...

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