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Police / Fire

CHP to conduct enhanced enforcement operation focused on school bus pedestrian safety.

The project is designed to educate and remind motorists, parents, and students of the importance of school bus pedestrian safety.

From left to right in the team pic: Andres (Andrew) Medina, Enrique Ojeda, Anai Murrillo Gonzalez, Jennifer Rosas and Dennys Lopez Vega. Photo courtesy of SBHS Social Science teacher and the team coach, Chris Lasley.

Schools & Education

SBHS Migrant Education Speech and Debate team takes second place at the Migrant Education Region One contest

This is the first time the team has brought home a trophy.

(Left to Right) City Clerk Christine Black, Assemblymember Anna Caballero, Hollister Councilmember Mickie Luna. Photos provided by the Office of Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero

Government / Politics

Assemblymember Anna Caballero Hosts Open House for Hollister Satellite Office

Caballero also recognized Councilmember Mickie Luna and City Clerk Christine Black for their contributions to the community.

Photographs by Michelle Dam


Women’s Club of Hollister holds First Fashion Show

The show featured fashions from local shops including Bella Charm, Irma’s Fashions, and Mrs. B’s Z Place.


Government / Politics

Candidates and Measures for June 2018 Primary Election

With the nomination deadline closed here are the candidates for the 2018 primary election. ​It should be noted that this is not a complete and final list.

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Police / Fire

Hollister Police Arrest Downtown Sexual Assault Suspect

The suspect was located and arraigned in Hollister.


Veterans Memorial Building Goes Solar

The solar panels are used to power the whole building.

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Community Emergency Response Team Free Basic Training

The FEMA course is designed to educate San Benito County residents about preparedness for hazards. A disaster simulation exercise will be held on the last Saturday of the course.

Elementary school division (Left to Right)  First: Rasmeet Brar  Second: Max Westphal  Third: Brooklynn Goldstone  Fourth: Kim Barcelos Photos by The Rotary Club of Hollister

Children and Youth

2018 Spelling Bee winners to go on to state championship

The first and second place winners from each division will go on to represent the county at the California State Spelling Bee Championships.

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Business / Economy

HSD Board Member Rob Bernosky announces candidacy for Supervisor Dist. 4

The district covers a large area including Cielo Vista, Union Heights, Ridgemark in Hollister and all the way to outlying communities of New Idria and Bitterwater.

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Government / Politics

Nomination Deadline for June 2018 Primary Election, March 9

Some of the positions up for election include county supervisor, county superintendent, Dist. 12 State Senator, District Attorney, and County Clerk.

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Pet Friends invites community to the 5th Annual Fur Ball Dinner and Auction

The event helps the no kill-shelter with year-round expenses

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Business / Economy

Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance Violation and Abatement

On Monday Feb. 5 members of the SBSO, UNET, and HPD executed Inspection and Abatement Warrant to abate the unlawful cannabis cultivation from a property in the 300 block of Ladd Ln.


Art & Culture

New Children’s Theater Camp Coming Summer 2018

San Benito Stage Company will be putting on its first summer camp this summer for students newly interested in the performing arts, as well as for more experienced youth actors

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Police / Fire

Hollister Police Animal Care and Services Arrest Juvenile In Animal Cruelty Case

Sunnyvale Animal Control contacted Hollister Police Animal Care and Services regarding a Snapchat video depicting animal cruelty