Crime & Fire

Van hits pole on Hwy. 156

Single-vehicle accident sheared power pole on the eastbound side of the highway

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Arrest made after attempted Aromas armed robbery

Suspect was located in Watsonville after multi-agency effort

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Missing woman found deceased

Anita Manzo De Flores was reported missing on Thursday; her body was found near the San Benito River on Friday

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Understory clearing along the sides of San Juan Canyon Road, thanks to a grant from CAL FIRE to the San Benito Fire Safe Council

Grant keeps firefighters, San Juan Canyon residents safer

The San Benito Fire Safe Council received a $117,000 grant from CalFire in 2015 to reduce fuels in San Juan Canyon and fund understory thinning

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Police make arrest in downtown shooting

Heated argument allegedly prompted shots to be fired; 38-year-old arrested

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Sheriff puts out notice regarding missing person

Anita Manzo-DeFlores was last seen Thursday in Riverview Estates neighborhood

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City declines fire department's request to apply for federal grant

Mayor cites concerns that the city may eventually not be able to afford the cost of firefighters hired by the grant, potentially forcing layoffs

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Community helps flood victims

Hollister Firefighters' Association, Community Foundation provide gift cards to help Lovers Lane flood victims get back on their feet

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Police investigating non-injury shooting downtown

Property damage reported in the 500 block of San Benito Street, near Sixth

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Victor Gomez at a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event with a picture of Elizabeth Gomez, his sister.

Gomez to honor murdered sister at Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Former Hollister City Councilman Victor Gomez is raising money and spreading awareness about domestic violence in memory of his sister who was murdered 10 years ago

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Police arrest two on gun charges

Two males taken into custody after large fight on Monterey Street in Hollister

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Arrest of three males prompts message from SBHS principal

Trio arrested Friday are not SBHS students nor from the county, but school officials are monitoring the situation to see if there is a connection to anyone on campus

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Landfill worker struck and killed while directing traffic

Hollister resident was run over by a semi-truck hauling refuge, according to the CHP

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Sheriff's deputies receive lifesaving, exceptional duty medals

They were recognized at Board of Supervisors' meeting for efforts to help citizens in need

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Police make arrest in pharmacy robberies

36-year-old Hollister resident arrested on suspicion of four robberies over the past seven months

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Police seek leads in recent commercial burglaries

Police seek help identifying burglars who broke into two stores in Hollister

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Suspect arrested in armed robbery of Hillcrest Market

Sheriff says 16-year-old stole cash after displaying a handgun

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Potential police officers get a feel for the job

Approximately 30 participants asked questions and completed an obstacle course modeled after police training

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Police smartphone app adds street hazard, vandalism reporting feature

The goal is to facilitate more efficient reporting of hazards and allow for the uploading of photographs

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