When the new Hollister Amazon facility opens in September, it's expected to provide several hundred jobs in administration, shipping and delivery. Photo courtesy of Amazon.

Government / Politics

Hollister fast-tracked Amazon development without public input

Proponents say new delivery station will bring hundreds of jobs and taxes, but residents were left out of the conversation.

Earthmovers out at a large plot of land south of Flynn Road along San Felipe Road in Hollister. The land is the future site of a package delivery facility. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Hollister Mayor Velazquez says Amazon is coming to town

129,000-square-foot distribution center expected to be operational by September.

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Children and Youth

Kirk Ward remembers Hollister even as he makes movies in Hollywood

Kirk Ward has made it big in Hollywood, but he never forgets his roots in Hollister, even to the point of including references to it in his new TV movie "Skyward."