So, have you made your New Year’s resolution yet?It’s a go-to question, often intrusive, asked of people at the start of the New Year, and one that can lead to much self-reflection—even stress.But now that 2018 is here, you...
Adam Mendolla remembers when he got the call from Ginger Swartz. It was the spring of 2015 and he was serving as the Vice President of Hollister Little League’s (HLL) Challenger Division, which accommodates softball players with physical and...
Few kids think of much beyond toys during the holiday season. They create lists, dog-ear the pages of toy catalogs or draw circles around their favorite playthings in catalogs and store ads.They covet the latest gadgets, the newest gaming...
Rolan Resendiz knows how to make an instant connection.He will greet you with a warm smile, and minutes later you’ll be chatting and laughing like old friends.It’s a gift he shares with everyone he meets. And he chooses to...
The season of giving is upon us and that’s not complete without smells of pumpkin spice and pine. The time-honored tradition of taking loved ones by the hand and meandering through tree lots in search of that perfect douglas...
The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to decide who’s been naughty or nice. Instead of running to the computer for what and where to shop this year, treat yourself to a day of discovery by checking...
PROUD PEDESTRIAN Jimmy Adams of Wave and Smile Ministries has been waving hello to the people of Hollister for nearly a decade.

Joyful Jimmy

When longtime Hollister resident Jimmy Adams Jr. started his weekday morning walks in 2008, he never imagined he would become a blessing for others while receiving constant encouragement himself. The 59-year-old Adams walks five to six miles Monday through...
The parades that run through downtown Hollister are like no other. They celebrate homecomings. They celebrate rodeos and holiday seasons.And they celebrate heroes.On Saturday, Nov. 11, Hollister will host its 16th annual San Benito County Veterans Day Parade and...

Maze & Grace

Six months ago, Bonnie Swank sat on her stool in the middle of a cornfield on 4751 Pacheco Pass Highway, wondering if the large piece of land around her could serve as the next home for the Swank Farms...
Anyone lucky enough to meet Christi Turner will immediately be struck by her petite stature and soft-spoken demeanor. Her warm smile is even a match for her kind spirit.But don’t let her gentle persona fool you—the Cold Storage Crossfit...

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Color blast in Hollister

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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