Hollister, CA

Three arrested for endangering children in Hollister home littered with guns and drugs

HOLLISTER, Calif. (KION-TV)- The San Benito Sheriff's Office said a property on the 1300 block of Hillcrest Road was searched Tuesday morning, resulting in the arrest of three suspects. Matthew Richardson, 38, Ryan Draeger, 41, and Michael Smith, 26, were found to have been manufacturing firearms at home, according to San Benito County Sheriff Eric The post Three arrested for endangering children in Hollister home littered with guns and drugs appeared first on KION546.
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San Jose fire captain loses all three of his children in crash

HOLLISTER, Calif. - A San Jose fire captain is grappling with an unthinkable tragedy after all three of his children were killed in a car crash Sunday evening. Captain Steve Biakanja of San Jose Fire Station 16 lost his 14-year-old twin daughters Leigh and Lucy, and 12-year-old son Ben, in a crash on Highway 156 in Hollister.

Suspect Arrested for Numerous Alleged Weapons Violations

Originally Published By: Hollister Police Department Facebook Page. “Last night we were called to investigate the report of a gun brandishing on the southwest side of town. We did some follow-up and quickly determined who the suspect was, identified them, and found them sleeping at home. We “froze” the house,...

Hollister Rebels football play scrimmage in Salinas on Aug. 20

Following their strong season finish last year, which saw two of their four teams competing in the regional superbowl, the Hollister Rebels look forward to hitting the field this weekend with their first jamboree scrimmage at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas. Each team will compete against three other teams in the...

Missing Salinas woman found

SALINAS, Calif. (KION)- Salinas Police have located a missing person. Juliette Flores was first reported missing on Thursday evening around 10 pm near West Acacia Street and Iverson Street in Salinas. After searching overnight, police were able to safely locate Flores around Acacia Street.

Message for new residents: There are things to do around Hollister – but how to find out?

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Gilroy Dispatch

Suspect in murder of Gilroy native arrested in Mexico

A key suspect in the April 2021 murder of pregnant Gilroy native Tatyanna Mariah Lopez was found hiding out in Mexico, where he was arrested last week and transported back to California to face charges, according to authorities. Jonathan Xavier Dorado, 20, of Los Banos, was taken into custody by...

Day Around the Bay: Three Dead as Two Planes Collide in Watsonville

All three passengers are confirmed dead after two small planes collided Thursday afternoon in Watsonville. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that three people died, though their identities have not been released, when two small Cessna planes collided over Watsonville just before 3 p.m. Thursday. [SFGate]. Amidst threats that Haight Street...

Ex-Salinas teacher gets 40 years in prison for molesting multiple Harden Middle School students

A Salinas man is facing a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of sexually abusing children at the school where he worked. The Monterey County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that 56-year-old Robert William Dunham was sentenced to 40 years behind bars for sexually abusing multiple students during his time as a teacher at Harden Middle School.

Man accused of killing Salinas officer to stand trial

SALINAS, Calif. — JD Alvarado, the Salinas police officer who was killed during a traffic stop on Feb. 25 was shot 12 times but managed to get off one shot hitting his alleged killer Gustavo Morales in the hand. “Alvarado miraculously shot him and marked his assassin and was...

Local author Larry Slonaker publishes murder mystery

Longtime Hollister resident Larry Slonaker recently published his new novel, “Nothing Got Broke,” a murder mystery that is partly inspired by his upbringing and his previous career as a Bay Area newspaper journalist. The book’s plotline follows a “cat and mouse” conflict between two characters—one a retired journalist...

California DOJ reports name of Salinas officers who shot, killed a man in July

SALINAS, Calif. — The California Department of Justice has identified the Salinas police officers who shot and killed a man on the night of July 13. Officials identified Curtis Dale Barnett as the decedent a week after the deadly shooting. More than a month later, the agency has identified Gabriel Garcia, Alejandro Jimenez, Eduardo Bejarano, and Jordy Urrutia as the officers who killed him.

A Salinas doctor comes under scrutiny yet again, in a lawsuit alleging negligence.

On Jan. 25, 2021, Arthur Thorne hoped to find relief from an enlarged prostate by undergoing GreenLight Laser treatment at the Advanced Medical Surgery Center of the Salinas Valley Urology Associates in Salinas. Thorne contends in a lawsuit, filed in Monterey County Superior Court on June 29, that what he found instead was life-threatening internal bleeding that landed him in an emergency room.

K-9 Assists in Fentanyl and Weapons Arrest

Photos: (Cover) Evidence Collected, (In Story) K-9 Oakley. Originally Published By: Salinas Police Department Facebook Page:. “Well well well the silly bad guys continue to think they can pull one over on @sniffer_oakley, but that 👃 just keeps on winning!!!. Officers from VSTF stopped a vehicle for CVC violations...
Gilroy Dispatch

Lion Ranch’s secret sauce

Kim and Todd Englehardt are dedicated to Rhone varieties at their Lion Ranch vineyard in San Martin, where they have two parcels: a two-acre site at the tasting room, which is all reds, and two-and-a-half acres of mixed whites and reds at their additional five-acre parcel down the road. They started out growing Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Picpoul Blanc, Roussanne and Viognier for whites, and Cinsault, Counoise, Grenache Noir, Mourvedre and Syrah for reds.