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July 13, 2024

Hollister PD avoids carotid restraint

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith would like to eliminate the carotid control hold from the sheriff’s office use-of-force policy, because there is too much room for injury-resulting error. Local law enforcement agencies say the use of the carotid restraint is not common. However, they...

All hands on deck to clean downtown

More than 150 volunteers took to the streets Saturday, April 21 to add some sparkle back to downtown Hollister, where the Hollister Downtown Business Association held a Spring Cleanup. Residents grabbed brooms, dustpans, garden gloves and shovels and worked up some elbow grease to get...

SBHS junior off to Stanford for summer

San Benito High School junior Jasmine Rosales Castillo will be spending part of her summer at Stanford University, after being selected for the prestigious institution’s eight-week Summer Session Horizon Scholars program. Rosales Castillo earned the residential scholarship opportunity designated for low-income, high-achieving incoming high school...

The sweet spot in town

Growing up in Hollister, Margot Tankersley had a knack for making sweets. “I started making lollipops in the eighth-grade,” she says. And by the time she was a student at Boise State University, she realized her candymaking skills could thrill more than just the select few—so...

Year of yoga

So, have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? It’s a go-to question, often intrusive, asked of people at the start of the New Year, and one that can lead to much self-reflection—even stress. But now that 2018 is here, you may be asking yourself: What...

Relief for Rover

Few kids think of much beyond toys during the holiday season. They create lists, dog-ear the pages of toy catalogs or draw circles around their favorite playthings in catalogs and store ads. They covet the latest gadgets, the newest gaming consoles and the limited edition...

Get it right here

The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to decide who’s been naughty or nice. Instead of running to the computer for what and where to shop this year, treat yourself to a day of discovery by checking out the numerous local shops...

Revitalized routine

Christi Turner owner cold storage cross fit in Hollister
Anyone lucky enough to meet Christi Turner will immediately be struck by her petite stature and soft-spoken demeanor. Her warm smile is even a match for her kind spirit. But don’t let her gentle persona fool you—the Cold Storage Crossfit owner can manage a heavy...

Tokens of gratitude

It is true, kindness doesn’t cost a thing. But the joy it can give to others is completely priceless. A smile to a stranger, a walker waving to passersby while taking his morning stroll, giving free cookies to a customer—these kind acts of are common occurrences...

Radio Fry America

Mention that you live in Gilroy to an out-of-towner, and invariably one gets the comeback “isn’t that where the Garlic Festival is?” You’ve surely had this experience. But as the county’s fastest growing city, many new residents aren’t even aware of another claim to...

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