It was a gloomy winter’s day in Aromas, and it was cold outside. AR Pointer and her husband Fred were sitting in the warm interior of their truck near the post office. They were watching a young woman cross...
There’s a sense of calm that washes over you while visiting Marci Huston’s Garden Shoppe n’ Bar.Maybe it’s the wicker rocking-chairs that rest on the front porch. Or the eye-popping arrangements of flowers and succulents as you walk throughout...
What began as simple holiday gifts had gotten away from them. Cindy and Greg Seamons found themselves in business—making lawn ornaments. But this was no ordinary yard art. These were handcrafted flowers made from colorful stacks of collected glassware:...
Inspired by a growing love of California’s many wine regions they wanted to share with others, Geoff and Chantal Mace created Calerrain, a combination of “California” and “terrain.”They source grapes from the Santa Clara Valley, Santa Lucia Highlands and...
Ever wonder if you’re talented enough to win a major talent competition?I have.From the tender age of six years old, I was belting out such Broadway tunes as “Tomorrow” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in my bedroom.And when I...
Growing up in Hollister, Margot Tankersley had a knack for making sweets.“I started making lollipops in the eighth-grade,” she says.And by the time she was a student at Boise State University, she realized her candymaking skills could thrill more...
Speak to Mike Fisher about his hometown of Hollister, and watch him light up like a firefly.He’ll take particular pleasure in talking about how the city inspires his business, Fisher’s Restaurant and Catering in Hollister. “To drive down 156 and...
Few people have embarked on a filmmaker's journey, but with the advances in technology—quite literally, at our fingertips—making our own movies is easier than ever.This is one of the messages that L. Mattock Scariot, director of the upcoming Poppy...
Jim Hart didn’t grow up in Hollister, but he certainly considers it home. A longstanding volunteer in the community, Hart owes just as much a debt of gratitude to Hollister as the town has to him.Just college student in...
Upon meeting Frankie Gallagher, you will be greeted with a boisterous hello and made to feel like the most important person in the room. Her exuberant personality shines through—as she dedicates herself to you and your conversation—100 percent.If Gallagher...

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The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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