Matthew Sanchez said he hopes to begin rebuilding by next summer. He enlisted local architect and Hollister Planning Commissioner David Huboi to draw up the design. Design courtesy of David Huboi.

Housing / Land Use

Owner of 435 San Benito St. to rebuild after July 12 fire

Matthew Sanchez is a third-generation Hollister resident who enlisted a local architect and planning commissioner to design a new building.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Hollister polling locations remain open after downtown fire

Veterans Memorial Building can be accessed through the parking lot on Seventh Street.

Shirley Vasquez and Nicholas and Bonnie Voropaeff surrounded by documents that survived a July 12 fire in downtown Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

DLG Printing sets up operations at home

Following a July 12 fire in Hollister, Bonnie Voropaeff is looking to return to a downtown location soon.

Photo courtesy of Jake Medina.

Police / Fire

HFD releases findings on July 12 downtown fire

Working with the tri-county Arson Task Force, the fire department determined the ignition as electrical in nature.

Hollister Fire Department responded to a downtown fire that damaged about four businesses. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Police / Fire

July 12 fire in downtown Hollister still under investigation

78 personnel assisted in extinguishing structure fire.

Structure fire in downtown Hollister on July 12. Photo courtesy of Jake Medina.

Business / Economy

Businesses hurt by fire contemplate their future

Owners speak of losses and moving forward.

Hollister District 1 Councilwoman Carol Lenoir. File photo by John Chadwell.


COMMENTARY: Support for businesses downtown after recent fire

Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir writes in response to the recent fire in her district.