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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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City of Hollister awarded transportation planning grant to develop Complete Streets Plan

City gets $259,768 grant to develop study for Buena Vista Road, Santa Ana Road, Meridian Street and Memorial Drive.

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Hollister physician Ashokan out on bail

Butte County DA’s Office anticipates filing one count of sexual battery on a patient.

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San Juan Bautista City Hall, where Planning Commission meetings are held. File photo.

San Juan modular home project put on hold

Planning Commission wants answers on sewer capacity.

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4-H All Stars announce new projects

Projects include making socks for seniors and repairs at Bolado Park.

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Mug shot of Annamalai Ashokan after being arrested Jan. 30 for felony sexual assault. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department website.

Physician has a history of sexual misconduct

Annamalai Ashokan was disciplined by the Medical Board of California in 2000.

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There were an estimated 5,000 motorcycle enthusiasts during the 2018 three-day Rebel Rally. Photo by John Chadwell.

Rebel Rally is on for July

With the Hollister City Council at odds over a city-sanctioned motorcycle rally, business leaders will bring the 2019 Rebel Rally downtown and 47 Camp Ride to Bolado Park.

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From San Benito Stage Company production of Sylvia. Photo provided.

San Benito Stage Company opens 2019 season with Sylvia

New show intended for mature audiences opens Feb. 8.

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Current restrooms at Verutti Park in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Designs approved for Verutti Park restrooms in San Juan Bautista

Features include sensor lighting, stainless steel fixtures and windows.

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

Rivas issues statement on $3.5 million in expected emergency homeless funding

San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties expected to receive funds via the California Emergency Solutions and Housing program.

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Members of the Native Sons of the Golden West during the ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Juan Bautista celebrates Luck Gas Station centennial

Rain forces venue change; difficulties installing plaque.

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Aromas Grange Hall. File photo.

Aromas Progressive Action League plans panel discussion

Feb. 10 event to focus on local impact of November midterm election.

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Members of the public holds signs in favor of a flavored tobacco ban during the Feb. 4 Hollister City Council meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Hollister City Council aims to restrict flavored tobacco sales

Opponents say retailers and parents ought to be held responsible.

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Photos courtesy of Kathleen Spencer at Peterson Land and Cattle Co. on Highway 25.

Snow dusts San Benito peaks

Rain expected later in the week.

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Student Voices Campaign anticipates two spring summits

Deadline for video entry has been extended to March 21.

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The Hollister City Council at the Jan. 30 town hall meeting. Photo by John Chadwell.

At Hollister town hall, residents voice concerns about growth

While some see the current development projects as catching up post-recession, others fear traffic will get worse as a result.

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta announces February mobile office hours

Hollister mobile office hours expected Feb. 13.

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Mug shot of Annamalai Ashokan after being arrested for felony sexual assault. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department website.

Hollister doctor arrested in Chico on sexual assault charges

Annamalai Ashokan faced similar accusations in 2000.

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