Hollister

Goat Hill Girls performing at the 25th annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 10, 2018. Photo by Joshua Miller.

PHOTOS: 25th Annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Check out photos from Day Two of the music festival held at San Benito County Historical Park.

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Election 2018: Candidate list and ballot measures for November 6

Some races not on ballot due to lack of necessary number of candidates.

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File Photo by Joshua Miller.

Police Planning DUI and Drivers License Checkpoint on August 17

Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

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Courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance honors 2018 Community Change Makers

Youth Alliance is hosting the annual Change Makers event on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Willey Cultural Center in downtown Gilroy beginning at 4:00pm. There will be entertainment, auctions, wine tastings, and a celebration of Change Makers.

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Max Castro works through an algebra problem during the last day of the program. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Benito County students take part in Graniterock algebra academy

Looking to get ahead of their peers, students attended the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy. The week-long program was led by regional university professors.

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Nash Road crossing busy between classes at San Benito High School. Photo by Joshua Miller.

Practice traffic safety as school starts up

The California Office of Traffic Safety and San Benito County Public Health Services want to remind parents, caregivers and roadway users to be extra cautious around schools.

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Police arrest two on drug possession and stolen property charges

Both suspects were booked for several warrants out for their arrest from neighboring counties.

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Photo provided by Hollister Hills SVRA.

Hunting for Geocaches at Hollister Hills SVRA

Seventh annual Geocache Bash takes place September 22. A global positioning system device (GPS) is required to participate.

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After 10 years on the Hollister City Council, Ray Friend is leaving and moving to Oregon. Photos by John Chadwell.

Retiring Hollister Councilman Ray Friend receives tribute

Friend announced in July his retirement plans to move to Oregon to be near his family.

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Man arrested for assault on officer and gun charges

The 20 year-old man was arrested Sunday, Aug. 5 and was also wanted for a prior case where he was identified as the driver of a stolen car.

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Voter-supported bond measures funded the construction of the Visual and Performing Arts and Academics building at San Benito High School. Photo provided.

San Benito High School's credit rating to save millions in bond measure interest

San Benito High School says it's low debt burden, fiscal solvency, and growing tax base is expected to lower borrowing costs and reduce property taxes related to the bonds for local residents and businesses by shortening the financing term.

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VIDEO: National Night Out 2018

Footage from the annual event highlights local law enforcement and fire protection.

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Gilroy native 1 A.M spitting fire. Photo by Elliot Ruiz.

Youth Alliance steams up open mic night

Along with the aromas of pastries and freshly brewed coffee, the air in the coffeehouse was filled with contagious beats and tongue-tying lyrics.

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Conceptual design for McCarthy Park. Image provided by the City of Hollister.

Final design approved for McCarthy Park

$3.5 million project to include splash pad and climbing wall.

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The new mural in progress a few days before its debut. Photo by Diviana Navarro.

New mural livens up downtown Hollister

Collaborative effort between mayor, ARTI-Culture, and local muralists.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: No Vote On Gavilan College Bond

Gavilan College failed to build a satellite campus in downtown Hollister with Measure E funds in 2016. Today, the college is asking property owners to support another bond.

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People walking for Relay for Life at Ladd Lane Elementary School in 2018. Photos by Joshua Miller.

Relay for Life: Fighting cancer one step at a time

Community members walked throughout the night to raise funds for cancer research.

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Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival returns to Hollister

Hosted by the Northern California Bluegrass Society, the festival provides an authentic atmosphere for musicians and fans alike.

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Martial Arts Instructor of the Year 2018 Mark Preader with staff and students at his studio, Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo provided.

Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts Owner Mark Preader named 2018 Martial Arts Master

Instructor earned the award because of his work with his Hollister-based martial arts studio and his work in the community.

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Attorney Stephan Barber. Photo provided by JRG.

Top NorCal Litigation Attorney joins JRG

Top Bay Area litigation attorney Stephan Barber joins JRG Attorneys at Law as Partner and Director of Litigation.

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