The 12-month pilot program will involved 50 Bird scooters being placed around Hollister. Photo courtesy of Bird Rides.


Hollister council approves year-long pilot program for electric scooters

After receiving guarantees to cover potential liabilities, members OK bringing a minimum of 50 electric scooters downtown.

The Santa Monica-based company is proposing a pilot program for Hollister with 100 e-scooters. Photo courtesy of Bird.


Hollister council’s lukewarm reaction could mean bumpy road for Bird e-scooters

The company has its products in 160 cities worldwide and wants to bring a fleet of up to 100 to Hollister to reduce car traffic and carbon emissions but council’s questions showed caution.

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Injured great blue heron found near Ridgemark had been shot

$5,050 reward offered for information on who shot the animal

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Birders Flock to Pinnacles

More than 100 species logged in the annual Christmas Count