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Friday, April 28, 2017
You don’t need to have a membership to a health club to get fit. This can be done in your own house or apartment complex. Whether it’s a pool, treadmill, elliptical, stair master, rower and strength-training equipment—or all of...
For Bobby and Tucker Baksa a normal day at the office would be the field of dreams for millions of average Joe and Jane sports fans. For the Baksa boys, the path to their field of dreams was forged...
Mike Mansmith never grew up thinking he would make a living in the barbecue business. But over the years, Mansmith, who owns the wildly popular Mansmith’s Barbecue, morphed into a barbecue connoisseur.“It just happened,” the 44-year-old Mansmith says. “I...
Spicing up their history lessons, the Morgan Hill Historical Society offers wine-tasting along with free presentations by local speakers at the historical home of Hiram Morgan Hill. I recently made a presentation of vintage photos from our wine region’s...
Celebrity cook and author Rachel Ray, says “Good food and a warm kitchen are what make a house a home.” As the indisputable heart of our homes, the kitchen is where everyone tends to gather. And for good reason—the...
When it comes to weight loss and optimum health, carbohydrates are not your enemy. Why? Carbs are converted into glucose in the body, giving you energy. Carbs are the preferred fuel source for the brain and body, and they’re...
When Bryan Saba bought Big Paw Olive Oil Company in 2007—after seeing a listing on Craigslist—the 59-year-old software/technical engineering consultant was simply looking for a hobby. Little did Saba know, running an olive oil business would become his strongest...
What is your experience with vineyards in real estate?I’ve been in real estate for 40 years and I came out of the agricultural business. I have a vineyard of my own and I understand the business and I understand...
The Green Business Committee of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce was assembled in 2009 to promote technologies, business practices and policies that encourage the efficient use of natural resources. As the Committee’s mission statement says, “The Green...
As Victor Gomez got to the scene of the crime, he saw the looks on everyone’s faces and knew something horrific had just happened. The former Hollister city council member was at the apartment complex where his older sister,...

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A Japanese cultural celebration

By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...

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A Japanese cultural celebration

By Laura Barreras Once used to issue military commands and in religious ceremony, Taiko, or the traditional Japanese-style instrument meaning “fat drum,” will take center...