It happens soon after summer vacation ends and the last kid returns to school—the hints of autumn.  Shorter days, browning leaves and cooler breezes have all become irrefutable signs of the season that is...
The six acres that surround this San Benito County home are ripe with possibilities. Located at 6010 Pacheco Pass Highway, the 1,944-square-foot home includes five bedrooms and three baths. Built in 1978, the home’s...
With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate.  Whether it’s antiques, arts and crafts, or rib cook-offs, the community is known for...
This Hollister home is the epitome of country living. Located at 710 Los Viboras Road, the 3,328-square-foot home features six bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The five-acre property includes a horse facility with arena,...
A near five acres of vineyards lead to the front door of this Colonial-inspired home. Located at 1445 Santa Ana Valley Road in Hollister, the 2,698-square-foot home features five bedrooms and three baths. The...
For years, the lot on McCarthy Street and Alvarado Street had been barren.  Clad with a homely basketball court and a dry field, it seemed far-fetched the spot could ever become what had once...
1919 was a bittersweet year. The deadliest war of the time had just ended the prior year, yet the world was fighting another battle on a different front. The Spanish flu was at its...
Horses and their humans would enjoy living at this San Juan Bautista home. Located at 2300 Salinas Road, the three-bedroom, three-bath, 3,153-square-foot home was built in 2003. The custom Old California-style home sits on...
As the new school year begins, so will the slew of questions commonly asked among classmates. One line of popular inquiry is, “What did you do over summer vacation?”  For five Hollister teenagers, their...
This luxury estate in San Benito County was custom built in 2008. Located at 9025 Ludis Lane in Hollister, the home has five bedrooms and seven baths. The bedrooms include two luxury master suites...

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Time to plan is now

All it took was 15 seconds on Oct. 17, 1989 at 5:04 p.m. to forever alter the course of California’s future.

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The ground shook and buildings fell

Nearly 30 years ago, on Oct. 17, 1989, the Masonic Temple clock tower in Hollister was frozen at 5:04 pm, the exact...