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Arrests down, fewer calls for service during rally weekend

619 calls for service on rally weekend was down from 753 last year; 86 citations issued matched three-year high

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Opening day for the motorcycle rally

Rally hours end at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. San Benito Street to re-open Sunday night

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Motorcycle rally runs Friday through Sunday

San Benito County will be rumbling as thousands of motorcyclists descend upon the county for the 70th anniversary event

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Police announce timing of downtown street closures for motorcycle rally

Rally construction will begin after Farmers' Market closes on Wednesday

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Roadshows presents 70th anniversary Independence Rally, Erik Estrada to headline

Roadshows President Randy Burke said he learned from last year's mistakes and predicts a smoother-running rally

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2017 Independence Day Motorcycle Rally approved

After many comments about shortcomings of motorcycle rally, city council approves the event

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Resolutions on medical marijuana, motorcycle rally on agenda for Dec. 19 council meeting

Plenty to discuss at the final Hollister City Council meeting of the calendar year

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Liquor stores cited for alcohol sales violations during rally weekend

Pacheco Liquors and Jessie's Liquor Store/Gas Station were cited for helping customers avoid the rally policy of no open alcohol containers

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Arrests up 43 percent over holiday weekend

Fewer calls for service this year, but 40 percent more crime reports taken during the Fourth of July weekend from previous years.

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Thousands more come to town for Day 2 of rally

The second day of the Hollister Independence Rally heats up with the weather, huge crowds and thousands of motorcycles

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Rally takes off with a bang, beer sales issue resolved

Up to 40,000 motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to come to Hollister during the three-day rally, which had a beer sales issue on Day 1

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Rally revs up on Friday

A packed schedule of events is expected to draw thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and curious onlookers to downtown Hollister throughout the weekend

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Entertainment, concessions, camping at Bolado Park complement Independence Rally activities

Venue south of Tres Pinos to be open during the Fourth of July weekend for camping, entertainment

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Council questions rally promoter search with money still owed

Previous promoter still owes the city $90,000 as the city council considers its next move

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Motorcycle rally promoter cuts ties with Hollister

City officials say the search is on for a new promoter, as the previous one still owes $90,000 that was due July 1

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Rally organizers deem annual event a success

They say more than 40,000 people attended the rally, which is expected to return to the streets of downtown Hollister next summer

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Sheriff's deputies work overtime on holiday weekend

Short-staffed department was busy, with 93 traffic stops, 20 citations and 101 calls for service. 41 people were booked into jail over the weekend.

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Sunday Marks Final Day of Hollister Freedom Rally

The crowds were smaller on San Benito Street, but the bikes were still plentiful for the last day of the Hollister Freedom Rally, which wrapped up Sunday.

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Bikers arrive in droves on the first day of the Hollister Freedom Rally 2015.

Thousands arrive on first day of Hollister Freedom Rally

Friday marked the beginning of the three-day event, which drew swarms of bikers and spectators alike.

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Entertainment, Concessions and Camping at Bolado Park Event Center Complements Hollister Freedom Rally Activities

A lineup of local bands is offering great entertainment 3:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday on the patio at the Bolado Park Event Center; biker movies follow in the Pavilion.

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