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Name: Amy Walls
Hollister cracks down on unmasked
The City of Hollister has been cracking down on its face mask ordinance, issuing fines and citations for those flouting the rules in public places. City Development Services director Bryan Swanson on Dec. 7 provided an update during the city council meeting on the face...
Experience counts for automotive repairs
When Steve Gularte and Mike Miguel, owners of G
Police arrest 21-year-old man in relation to downtown fires
Police on Monday night announced a 21-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a series of fires and vandalism incidents in downtown Hollister early in the morning Nov. 2.
Garlic Festival: ‘Massive’ events no longer realistic
The Gilroy Garlic Festival will not host its traditional event this year or for the “foreseeable future,” organizers announced this week. A series of smaller, more intimate events still on tap for 2022 aim to bring the festival back to its roots and turn the...
Authorities respond to Thanksgiving Day murder-suicide
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspected murder-suicide after an elderly couple were found dead at their home in the Ridgemark area on Thanksgiving Day, according to authorities.
Hollister downtown parklet project nearly finished
It’s been more than a week since construction crews began erecting parklets along San Benito Street in Hollister, shutting down the once busy road. But the city’s main strip in the downtown area along with 17 local businesses are set to reopen this weekend after...
Hollister city council shoots down “Urgency Ordinance”
Updated: Dec. 18, 3:30pm The thunderous claps could be heard throughout the city of Hollister as the City Council voted against a proposed “Urgency Ordinance,” which would’ve allowed city enforcement officers to cite individuals and businesses for violating the state’s stay-at-home orders. The city council voted,...
Cannery union protests Hollister water fees
The 2020 season is right around the corner for San Benito Foods as workers gear up to can hundreds of pounds of tomatoes. However, the company is facing a water issue that could prevent the cannery from opening its doors and leaving hundreds without...
Upscale steakhouse coming to downtown Hollister
Raul Escareno is tired of people having to travel outside of Hollister to dine at other restaurants, especially because the excuse is there’s nothing to eat in town. The longtime owner of Mangia Italian Kitchen is aware that he might be throwing a rock at...