Mayor Velazquez with fellow city council members, Boy Scouts, City Manager Brett Miller, Girl Scout Maddie Rosa and Boy Scout Diego Villalpando at the ceremony to cut the ribbon in front of time capsule. Photo by Marisa Sachau


Hollister unveils time capsule and Blue Star Memorial

Residents gather in front of the Veterans Memorial Building.

Investigation site. Photo courtesy of HPD.

News Release

Hollister Police Department investigating explosion

A juvenile victim in critical condition was flown to area trauma center.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital in Hollister, Ca. Photo by John Chadwell


Hazel Hawkins says negotiations for appropriate payment rate with Anthem not effective

"...our organization must advocate for the financial stability of our District," said HHMH CEO Steven Hannah.


Pet of the Week: Flor

She loves toys, treats, and the company of other dogs.

Ana Ramos-Aguilera with Cotton Candy ice cream. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Eat Drink Savor

Eat, Drink, Savor: La Michoacana Paleteria adds even more amazing flavors

The Hollister ice cream parlor innovates as it maintains its high quality and fresh ingredients.  

Dr. Jennifer Colby at Luna Gallery. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Luna Gallery and Eco Art Studio provide a new space for local artists 

First show "Dreamscapes" opens Sept 4 and a reception featuring artists from Mexico will be held on Oct. 1. 


Schedule for Hollister’s 150th celebration

Activities include a parade, carnival, time capsule and a gala.

News Release

Youth Alliance to host its Youth Rising event virtually

The event includes a in-person watch party and youth who will speak on the impact Youth Alliance had on their lives.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Schools & Education

Three events providing students with free school supplies

They’ll be distributed at San Andreas Continuation School, Target and Enterprise Martial Arts Studio.

Volunteers spent three hours removing the hemlock from the property's grassland. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Environment / Nature

Volunteers remove toxic, invasive hemlock from Nyland Property

They aim to restore native plants and make the property fire-safe.

Lewis is available for adoption at the Hollister Animal Shelter. Photo Courtesy of the Hollister Animal Shelter.


Pet of the Week: Lewis

This adult English Bulldog loves squeaky toys, treats and meeting new people.

Photo by Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: Stopping at stop signs is not optional

Resident Randy Logue writes that drivers need to abide by the rules of the road and that schools should offer driver's education.

Draco the "dragon." Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Searching the Sky: Reducing light pollution to make stars more visible

David Baumgartner advocates for efficient use of lighting and requests help finding Draco, the 'dragon.'

Irrigation check. Photo provided by Shawn Novack.


COLUMN: Use water as efficiently as possible

Shawn Novack reminds residents of latest emergency regulations and provides tips for conserving water.