Hollister

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Hollister police investigating armed robbery

Police say Quick Stop on San Felipe Road robbed at gunpoint.

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Homeless encampment in San Benito County. File photo.

Homeless census conducted in San Benito County

Count enables HUD to determine local funding needs.

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2018 winner Michelle Doty talks about her company, That Garlic Stuff, to a woman attending the ninth annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay in Salinas last year. Doty won the Main Street division and a prize of $10,000. File photo by Tom Leyde.

Startup Challenge Monterey Bay seeking applicants

Social Venture Division is a new category for competition and will appeal to nonprofit organizations.

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Jimmy Panetta named Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress

"I am honored to have the opportunity to shape and advocate for policies that will help my community on the central coast of California and those like it around the nation," Panetta said.

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(Left to right): County Admin Officer Ray Espinosa, SJB Councilwoman Leslie Jordan, SJB Councilwoman Mary Edge, SJB Councilman John Freeman, SJB Mayor Cesar Flores, Supervisor Peter Hernandez, Board Chair Mark Medina, Supervisor Anthony Botelho, and Supervisor Jim Gillio. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Supervisors’ retreat discusses Brown Act

Board also receives advice on closed session and conflicts of interest.

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Gavilan College seeks applicants for Measure X oversight committee

Committee will oversee implementation of bond approved by voters in 2018.

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Cars at the stop light at Union Road and Highway 156 intersection near the San Juan-Hollister Road intersection. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Intersection at San Juan-Hollister and Union to become cul-de-sac

Change is part of $105.9 million Highway 156 Improvement Project.

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San Benito County Free Library. File photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito County Free Library closed for Presidents' Day

Normal hours are expected to resume on Feb. 19.

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Styrofoam cups and plates, as shown at left, are being replaced by compostable, recyclable foodware at the encouragement of the San Benito High School Environmental Club. Photo by Adam Breen.

SBHS will no longer use Styrofoam in food service

School board enacts ban at the urging of the Environmental Club.

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Anzar High sophomore Santino Leahy is headed to the Poetry Out Loud championship in Sacramento. Photo courtesy of San Benito Arts Council.

High school students recite poetry at Arts Council event

Anzar High sophomore heading to Poetry Out Loud state championship in Sacramento.

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Attendees participate in activities during the 2019 San Benito County Board of Supervisors Retreat. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Board of Supervisors look ahead in two-day retreat

Discussion of the county’s strengths and weaknesses give way to goal-setting.

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San Benito High School graduates in 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

SBHS board discusses graduation plans

June 7 ceremony will take place on the school’s new sports field.

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The aftermath of a house fire on the 900 block of Prune Street in Hollister. Photo provided by the Hollister Police Department.

Three Hollister residents displaced after early morning house fire

San Benito County Fire Investigation Team looking into cause of fire on Prune Street.

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San Benito High School government students create a poster in class. Photo courtesy of SBHS.

Collaboration is key at San Benito High School

SBHS promotes working together for the benefit of students.

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Bill and Debbi Parcell (featured with grandchildren) both stated their proudest moment as a couple has been, "Seeing our sons reach major milestones in their lives, such as high school and college graduations, both of their weddings, and seeing them both become fathers." Photo courtesy of Bill and Debbi Parcell.

Local couple share relationship wisdom

Hollister school teachers Bill and Debbi Parcell give insight to creating a lasting relationship.

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File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police arrest two registered sex offenders

Police press release states the two men attempted to conceal their registration status by purposely neglecting to report their registration address.

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Hollister police officers stand in front entrance of Hollister School District during lockdown.

Hollister School District meeting goes on lockdown following hoax calls

Attendees remain calm as law enforcement conducts building search and evacuation.

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Twenty-six local nonprofits were given funding for specific, targeted programs that satisfy United Way's goals in 2017. File photo.

United Way holds campaign to benefit local nonprofits

February fundraising aimed at increasing awareness of nonprofit services in the community.

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The 400 block at the corner of Fourth Street and San Benito Street. The Vault building, owned by Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, sits in the background. File photo by John Chadwell.

Hollister City Council approves amendment to 400 block agreement

No reserved parking spaces for Community Foundation.

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Flooding along Pacheco Creek broke fences along Lovers Lane in 2017. File photo by Julie Morris.

Flash flood watch and wind advisory issued for upcoming storm

Atmospheric river expected to bring rain throughout the week. Sandbags available.

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