good times local news media events catalyst santa cruz california metro silicon valley news local events san jose weekly pajaronian watsonville local newspaper, news events pajaro valley california gilroy dispatch local news events garlic festival santa cruz media events local california weekly king city rustler newspaper media local events car sales buy new car media
50.8 F
Hollister
English English Spanish Spanish
May 23, 2022

SB High student gives back to the community

San Benito High junior Beatriz Ocampo-Dizon has always enjoyed baking sweets in the kitchen since she was a child, slowly building a passion for it without realizing it.  The 17-year-old Hollister resident has now taken those baking skills and started her own company, B.D. Treats,...

After years of delays, Caltrans set to expand Highway 156

The daily commute on Highway 156 can be a drag, especially during the busier peak hour traffic times.  But Caltrans announced last week that a new road expansion project is coming soon in hopes of reducing some of traffic congestion and saving millions in vehicle...

Suspected thieves arrested in Hollister

The Hollister Police Department captured an out-of-town larcenist after a local resident called in to report someone who was attempting to open car doors in the middle of the night.  Mario Acostaperez, 35, of Watsonville was arrested and taken to San Benito County Jail on...

Food & Drink: A ‘pour’ decision

A trio of friends were sitting around one day, toying with the idea of opening a tap room and coming up with a clever name for their brand. That’s when someone said, “Well, we all make poor decisions” and the three of them howled as...

Sheriff: Hollister resident shoots burglary suspect

A resident of Southside Estates in Hollister shot a burglar who snuck into the home early Monday morning, according to the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office. The burglary suspect who was shot, identified as Ocean Burger, 18, was treated at a nearby hospital and arrested...

County Board of Education: Meet the candidates

Over the coming weeks, the Hollister Free Lance will profile candidates for local City of Hollister and San Benito County offices that will appear on the Nov. 3 election.

CHP reports fatal accident on SR 129

The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal collision Dec. 7 on State Route 129 in Watsonville, east of Murphy Road. Officers responded to an 11:54pm report Tuesday night of a solo vehicle driving too fast and then going off the roadway. According to the report,...

Suzy Brookshire’s Olympic moment

Since graduating from San Benito High in 2016—where she helped lead the Haybalers to a Central Coast Section championship—Suzy Brookshire has gone on to play at three Division I programs, breaking records at each stop.  Despite those lofty accomplishments, they will pale in comparison to...

Hollister PD arrest suspect in homicide

The Hollister Police Department caught a break Tuesday by catching a suspect who was involved in last week’s homicide on Sally Street.   The police department on Aug. 22 announced that they arrested 19-year-old Andrez Valencia of Hollister, who was booked for murder and is being...

Man killed, two others injured in head-on crash

A 20-year-old Salinas man died and two Hollister men were injured in a head-on crash on the Riverside Drive Highway 1 overcrossing in Watsonville on Saturday afternoon. Sam Courtney of the California Highway Patrol said the man was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier west on...

SOCIAL MEDIA

4,205FansLike
150FollowersFollow
1,122FollowersFollow