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Gilroy motorcyclist, 23, found dead in Hollister Hills

HOLLISTER—A Gilroy motorcycle rider was found dead Wednesday morning in the Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area after he was involved “in what appeared to be a high-speed collision with a tree,” according to the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.

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Highway 101 work to ease safety concerns near Red Barn
Updated: November 11, 2014 - 2:01 pm

For South County and Hollister residents, the commute to Monterey County and the route to flea markets at the iconic Red Barn off Highway 101 just got safer.

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Two Hollister residents killed in wreck; driver suspected of DUI
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 11:56 pm

Two Hollister residents were killed in a solo vehicle accident early Friday morning, and the driver who survived with major injuries was suspected of drunk driving, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Two killed, five injured in Saturday wreck on Highway 152
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 6:22 pm

A San Jose man and Campbell woman were killed in a Saturday morning accident on Highway 152 west of Lover's Lane, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Gavilan highlights media classes to start new year
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 1:47 pm

It's almost class time at Gavilan College and this year's fall courses include instruction with film writers, actors and a former reporter, according to a statement from the college. The first day of school will be Monday, Aug. 25. The last day for late registration is Sept. 5. Here are highlights for the new year provided by Gavilan:

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Retired Hollister officer dies from injuries in January wreck
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 3:35 pm

Andy Burgess, the former Hollister police officer from Gilroy injured in a January traffic accident, has died, according to the Hollister Police Department. He was 59 years old.

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Car driver killed in head-on wreck with semi on Highway 152
Updated: June 27, 2014 - 8:37 pm

An unidentified woman was killed Tuesday evening when her car collided with a semi-truck on Highway 152 near Highway 156, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Hollister teen dies in drowning off Santa Cruz beach
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 5:41 pm

A Hollister teen was declared dead Sunday evening after he slipped off rocks and fell into the water off Panther Beach in Santa Cruz, according to authorities.

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Hollister couple wins $650K from scratch-off lottery game
Updated: February 14, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Hollister's Russ and Becky Williams certainly were not expecting much when they purchased a single, $1 “Lucky for Life” scratch-off ticket a few weeks ago.

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‘You can’t feed yourself out of a drought’
Updated: February 06, 2014 - 4:52 pm

For cattle ranchers in San Benito County and the Central Valley, the recent drought takes the meaning of “thinning the herd” to a new level.

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