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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Is Hollister destined to become a town filled with distribution centers?

Mia Casey writes that a massive new warehouse/distribution center should not be moved forward without proper due diligence and environmental review by the City of Hollister.

Housing / Land Use

Hollister planners approve 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center

Though the tenant has not yet been named, the project will be built to receive and distribute furniture and appliances, and employ over 400 people.

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.