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The Hollister City Council on Oct. 20 unanimously approved residents' request to rename Hazel Street to Comienzo Drive, following a request and petition the city said came from "a majority of property owners and residents" along the street.

The one-block street runs east to west between Prospect Avenue and Sally Street, near the downtown cannery. A report to the council said the city recommended the name "Comienzo," meaning "beginning" after "carefully analyzing potential street names."

The council approved the change without discussion.