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Police / Fire

Law enforcement responds to fires and illegal fireworks over Fourth of July weekend

Several agencies see an uptick in citations.

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Health

San Benito County urges residents to stay home on the Fourth of July

Health officials across the region urge residents to protect themselves and the community by celebrating from home this holiday weekend.

Jim Hart and Ruth Erickson as Uncle Sam and Betsy Ross lead the annual Kiddy Parade on July 4, 2019. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

July 4 Kiddie Parade draws a crowd in Hollister

An estimated 1,000 people gather to celebrate Independence Day.

While celebrations surrounding the Fourth of July may be fun for San Benito County residents, it is important for pet owners to take precautions to keep their animals safe. Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito Lifestyle

How to keep your pets safe on the Fourth of July

Fireworks can make animals anxious or cause them to run away.

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Children and Youth

4th of July in Hollister Kicks Off with Annual Children’s Parade

Young children and their parents lined up at the Veterans Memorial Park in Hollister on Monday morning to march in the annual Fourth of July Parade

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Business / Economy

Stabbing reported, but Day 1 of rally relatively calm otherwise

DUI's, fireworks citations handed out; police report surveillance cameras worked as expected