Photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police arrest drive-by shooting suspect

Second shooter and other occupants of the suspect vehicle have yet to be identified, police said.

Photo provided by SBHS.

Education / Schools

SBHS to hold ceremony for new solar PV system

The event will take place on Oct. 4 at 11:30 a.m.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Transportation

Q and A: Robert Rivas on AB 1266

State Assemblyman speaks on the bill he authored, which he said improves safety by allowing cyclists to take safer, well-marked paths through intersections.

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Business / Economy

Chamber to honor award winners at gala event

Nominations open Oct. 1 to Nov. 20.

Accelerated Achievement Academy project-based learning public presentation. Photo provided by HSD.

Education / Schools

Hollister school earns National Blue Ribbon Award

Accelerated Achievement Academy measured by state assessments, national tests and a rigorous application process.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

HPD plans DUI and license checkpoint this weekend

DUI arrests can include jail time, fines, DUI classes and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

US Capitol building. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

Congressman Panetta supports impeachment inquiry

"I support this inquiry because, and as I have always stated, we must secure evidence upon which to base such a significant decision as the impeachment of a sitting president," Panetta said.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Environmental justice requires meaningful community involvement

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas writes that AB 1628 will elevate the opinions of communities most impacted by pollution.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Government / Politics

Panetta secures federal grants for Hollister and Monterey airports

Hollister Municipal Airport to receive $5 million for taxiway construction.

Road sign redirecting traffic at the site of a Sept. 19 water main break at San Benito and Olive streets.

Government / Politics

Water main break on San Benito Street

City crews working at San Benito and Olive streets.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Government / Politics

Congressman Panetta accepting applications for Service Academy nominations

"I commend the candidates for their pursuit of service to our country, and I look forward to assisting them in any way that I can," Panetta said.

Photo provided by the Office of Emergency Services.

Transportation

Pull to the right for sirens and lights

Drivers are not reacting safely when emergency vehicles approach, according to the Office of Emergency Services.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Education / Schools

Latinos in Technology Scholarship now open

College juniors and seniors pursuing degrees in STEM-related fields eligible to apply.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister police arrest man for possession of a firearm and DUI

Police say a loaded handgun and extra magazine found on suspect.

Photo provided by the office of Assemblyman Robert Rivas.

Government / Politics

State legislature passes AB 936

The bill, authored by Assemblyman Robert Rivas, works to improve California's preparedness to protect people and communities from a potential spill of nonfloating oil.