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July 12, 2024

PD deploys first all-female shift

For the first time in Hollister’s history, the city’s police department recently deployed its first all-female team on a single patrol shift on May 15.

San Benito Street closes to vehicles, expands for business

Jack Barbieri stood in front of the Hollister House Bar and Grill on Friday evening, taking a break to enjoy the cool breeze on what would be a long Memorial Day holiday weekend.  Barbieri, who owns the restaurant, said he was all in when he...

Police arrest additional suspects in downtown shooting case

The Hollister Police Department today announced that detectives have made additional arrests stemming from a downtown shooting that took place two weeks ago. According to a press release, Manuel Juarez, 18, was booked at the San Benito County Jail and a 17-year-old juvenile was booked...

Farmworker relief drive May 23 in SJB

Local representatives will host a farmworker relief drive in San Juan Bautista 11am to 12pm May 23 in San Juan Bautista.

County: Free masks for local businesses

San Benito County officials announced May 20 that the Office of Emergency Services will be distributing free masks to businesses located within the county.

City to close San Benito St. to vehicles

As county and state officials begin to slowly open up business, the Hollister City Council voted unanimously last week to shut down San Benito Street to vehicles in order to allow shops and restaurants to serve customers outdoors.  The street closure—which will give employees and...

Hollister begins General Plan Update

The City of Hollister is getting ready to embark on an update of its 20-year General Plan, giving residents an opportunity to provide their own input into how the community should plan and grow for the future.

Letter: Keep Hollister clean

It would be wonderful to be able to look only in front of you and not look down at the ground that is littered with garbage such as plastic bottles, metal cans, paper coffee cups, plastic bags and so on.

Covid-19 relief available for undocumented immigrants

Undocumented immigrants are now eligible for disaster relief assistance from the state of California as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact household and small business finances.

Judge grants temporary suspension of rezoning

A San Benito County Superior Court judge sided with opponents of the county supervisors’ April decision to rezone a property along Highway 101 during a May 19 hearing. Judge Thomas Breen granted a suspension of the “C-1” rezoning of the Betabel property. The decision allows...