Santa at the Library Photo courtesy San Benito County Free Library

Santa at the SBC Free Library in Hollister

Santa comes to San Benito County Free Library on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 14

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American Armory pistol on display.  Photo by Julie Finigan Morris

Hollister police seek former gun store owner

Gun store, American Armory was open in Hollister from January to August.

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The dog park is in need of a new irrigation system and a means for getting rid of gophers and squirrels. Photos by John Chadwell.

Hollister Council News Roundup: $150k for Dog Park, Bonnie View Road Protest, Interactive Art Parks

Hollister City Council balks at $150,000 for dog park. Residents along Bonnie View Road voice opposition to road opening, and street artist asks city to consider interactive art parks.

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8 Balers earn all-league honors

Five players from the offense and two defenders earn recognition; one player named to sportsmanship team

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Coffee with a Cop comes to Hollister

Hollister-Gilroy CHP invites community members to an open conversation about increased traffic on local roadways and other topics of interest.

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Hollister Tremors U9 Competitive Team. Photo provided by Liz Sparling

Hollister Tremors U9 Girls Competitive Team Takes CCSL Title

The team will continue to play at the Bronze competitive level.

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The VAPAA building is near completion and will be ready for classes next semester. Photos from the SBHS board construction update presentation

SBHS Trustees get a Campus Construction Update

SBHS board of trustees gather to discuss the construction updates taking place on campus. They also approve new courses.

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Sheriff's Dept. provides report on Purple Cross RX burglary

San Benito County Sheriff's Office sent out a news release with more detail on the recent burglary at Purple Cross RX in Hollister

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 Jim Ostdick shoveling holes for trees being planted at the Historical Park in spring 2017. Photo by Anita Kane

Local author Jim Ostdick to speak at SBC Historical Society

Ostdick's writing provides geologic history and tells stories of the many "trail angels" he met on his cross-county trek.

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Hollister Tremors U13 Competitive Team. Photo by Joe Fernandez

Hollister Tremors U13 Boys Competitive Team Dominates CCSL

The Tremors U13 team will go on to compete in the 2018 Watsonville Indoor Soccer League.

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Hollister Recreation's 33rd Annual Breakfast with Santa

Hollister Recreation 33rd annual Breakfast with Santa, Saturday Dec. 2,

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Laura Romero and Leslie David work on messaging and social media for #GivingNewsDay

For us, #GivingTuesday is #GivingNewsDay

Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a global giving day that lets you be philanthropic and demonstrate your support for local nonprofit news.

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Lights on Celebration

Lights on Celebration and Parade Saturday, Nov. 25

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Hollister Council News Roundup: Euthanizing pets, cannabis approvals, airport repairs

Hollister city council sends responses to Grand Jury on Animal Shelter, approves three more cannabis permits, airport improvements and a marketing campaign to change residents' habits regarding fecal matter.

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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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Luis (left) and Pete (right) enjoy the holiday spirit in their new homes. Photo by Robert Eliason

A Home for Thanksgiving

After years of instability, neighbors enjoy a simple meal together, capturing the sentiment of Thanksgiving.

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Eagle Scout project brings over 200 coats for homeless

What started out as an Eagle Scout project to collect winter coats for children turned into a major contribution of nearly 250 coats for the homeless community in Hollister.

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San Benito County Office of Education. Photo by John Chadwell

Schools in the dark about budget shortfall

Three districts don’t know their account balances

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OPINION: Shot Down Like A Duck On Opening Day Over School Safety Concerns

As a Hollister School District board member, I just want your kids safe at school. 0 drugs and weapons, 0 violent incidents, and 0 injuries. What's wrong with those goals?

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Baler girls' soccer to host alumni game

Annual event reunites former players and raises money to help purchase warm-ups, equipment, league patches and other training and cover other team expenses

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