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Police / Fire

Fourth of July Safety Tips

The Hollister Police Department offers a few tips to celebrate responsibly and avoid an expensive citation. HPD will have a team of officers joined by Hollister Code Enforcement patrolling the city for illegal fireworks.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Happy Birthday To My Perpetually Divided Nation

As my beloved U.S.A. celebrates another Independence Day it remains as it has always been, a deeply divided nation, but now without a vision.

Frederick Douglass - American, Abolitionist, Former Slave

Government / Politics

COMMUNITY OPINION: This Fourth of July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn.

Celebrating the Fourth of July was hypocritical for Frederick Douglass then as it is today!

Sheriff Darren Thompson said he is anxious for the trial to be over so he can tell his side of the story. Photo by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Woman sues San Benito County for civil rights violations, wrongful death of son

The civil case goes to trial in San Francisco beginning July 9.