Pilot Michael Steiger appears unfazed at his crash landing May 4 at Hollister Municipal Airport. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Mullin, Interim Airport Manager.


Jet crash and response ‘picture perfect’

Pilot brought the plane from Utah for its annual maintenance checkup.

Volunteer Kay Ackerman Harmon has a special connection with the airport in that her father-in-law Elmer Harmon was the first airport manager. Photo by John Chadwell.


A Bird’s Eye View of life

Kay Ackerman and Ronald Harmon were 12 when they first met on a dusty airstrip along Fairview Road.

About 15 volunteers helped out for two days to paint the compass rose at the Hollister Municipal Airport. Photo by John Chadwell.


Compass rose at the Hollister airport gets a needed paint job

It was last painted 11 years ago.

A float in the 2019 Lights On Parade. File photo by Heather Graham.

San Benito Lifestyle

Annual Lights On Parade with a twist

Hollister Downtown Association to host modified celebration at airport.

Husband and wife restaurant entrepreneurs Kaley Arie and Lupe Farias (right) work hard every day to make their business a success. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Customers follow Seabrisa’s Eatery from downtown to airport

Road closures and detours hurt business, so the restaurant’s owners packed up and moved.

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Business / Economy

Report: Hollister Airport infrastructure provides $10 million economic impact

Airport director says the facility has $10 million economic impact and adds $100k annually to General Fund.


Business / Economy

Rumors fly about Google co-founder’s flying car at Hollister Airport

Rumors continue about Larry Page's Zee.Aero company setting up shop at Hollister Airport to develop "flying car"


Business / Economy

Hollister Airport Receives Federal Grant

Airport to get $230,000 federal grant to update the Airport Master Plan, which will lead to further development

The Eagle Scout himself: Brendan Barton.

Children and Youth

Brendan Barton Completes Eagle Scout project at Hollister Airport Park

Brendan Barton leads team that installs reader board at Jerry Gabe Memorial Dog Park

Two sections of runway being repaired using two different federal grants.

Business / Economy

$9 million Hollister Airport runway repair nearly complete

At a cost of nearly 9 million dollars, airport should be fully functional again by May 3

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Sports & Recreation

Hollister Airport seeks to be landing spot for Super Bowl fans

Behind the scenes and on the ground, preparations have been ongoing for a year leading up to Sunday's big game


Hollister Airshow makes successful sixth flight on Father’s Day weekend

Spectators enjoy annual show at Hollister Airport under clear skies and with warm temperatures

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Government / Politics

UPDATED: Monday’s Hollister City Council meeting cancelled

Hollister officials were scheduled to discuss zoning issues and consider expanding a turf rebate problem


Business / Economy

Hollister Airshow takes off this weekend

Annual event spotlights the Hollister Municipal Airport

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Government / Politics

Airport dog park to be named for supporter

Airplane and dog enthusiast Jerry Gabe to have dog park named in his honor