The Monterey Bay Taco and Chavela Festival is shifting to Tres Pinos after a successful debut in Watsonville in 2018. The festival, presented by KDUB999.com, will take place at Bolado Park, 9000 Airline Highway,...
When they found him, Smokey was tied to a tree. All he could do was walk around in a circle. Which he did, for months. The circle eventually became a rut, a deep one. 
Within this five-acre park-like setting lies a newer home. Located at 557 Ruben Court in Hollister, the 3,309-square-foot, five-bedroom, four-bath home was built in 2016. The fenced acreage includes a pasture as well as...
San Juan Bautista is a city that prides itself on its history and its preservation of artifacts from long ago. Its state historic park features several structures built in the 1800s, meticulously maintained, highlighted by its 15th...
The idea of a white picket fence surrounding a home may have died out after the midcentury, but this Hollister home may have the next best thing. Located at 830 Los Viboras Road, this...
Wine is a quest. And making great wine is the quest of a lifetime.  Just ask Josh Jensen, founder of Calera Winery, one of the world’s most renowned producers of pinot noir. In 1974,...
John White remembers living in San Jose when the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake struck the state. He had just gotten home from his job at IBM and was turning on the TV to catch the World Series.
At the end of a cul-de-sac lies this resort-like home. Located at 1651 Quail Run in Hollister, the five-bedroom, four-bath, 3,738-square-foot home was built in 1989, and sits in a gated community.
The story of the car that can fly, float and do whatever is needed to save the day has been a children’s classic for generations. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was written in 1964 by...
This Hollister home has the privacy of a luxury neighborhood coupled with the opportunity of country property. The 3,400-square-foot, four bedroom, four bath home at 1155 Stony Brook Drive features a five-acre property that...

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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...