Homemade paper necktie cards, coupons for yardwork, soap on a rope—classic Father’s Day gifts, that just don’t fly anymore. This year, why not give back to the community and shop locally to spoil Dad at small businesses with our...
Lifelong violinist and Morgan Hill native, Kimia Ghaderi returns to her hometown in the California debut of “Apex Piano Trio”. Ghaderi began her musical journey at the young age of four and grew up performing in the spotlight of...
What does being a successful Realtor mean to you?A successful realtor to me means, someone who is an expert in the marketplace and who has a proven track record. It also means having expertise in presenting the home in...
Here is a bit of trivia perfect for a bar bet that will surely win you a free round: From what Bay Area mountain top do you overlook seawater no matter which direction you face? In my footloose single days...
Santana Rodriguez is convinced she was named after renowned musician Carlos Santana, the critically acclaimed 10-time Grammy Award winner who is known for his brilliance with the guitar.“My dad (Rudy) always told me when I was younger I used...
After five years of drought, winter rains doused the southern California deserts this past winter. The result has been a desert wildflower super bloom that has made national news. On average, a special desert spring like this occurs about...
Ray Friend was 30 feet away from one of the explosions that went off on the U.S.S. Enterprise on Jan. 14, 1969. Twenty-eight people died and 314 were injured in the blasts, and Friend—who was a designated shipboard firefighter/damage...
In the last several years, yogurt has risen to the forefront as a trendy health food. And for good reason. Yogurt provides belly-filling protein, is loaded with bone-building calcium and the good bacteria in yogurt helps maintain gut health....
I try very hard not to roll my eyes when I hear someone extolling “the wisdom of the elderly.” To me, it sounds rather patronizing. Yet when I got a lively discussion going here at Live Oak Adult Day...
As part of the Veterans Voices of San Benito County Project, with funding help from the California Arts Council, the local arts council has overseen a mural project on the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. On May 19,...

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Wine rides

Anyone planning a day at our local wineries with a group of friends should consider booking the chauffeured services of California Passport Tours; a...

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Council approves city budget

The City of Hollister’s budget continues to gradually balloon.Hollister council members Monday adopted the city budget for Fiscal Year 2017/18.Budget study sessions were previously...