The weather may have dropped to extreme temperatures this month, but that doesn’t mean things won’t heat up for Valentine’s Day. So why not make the most of the holiday and take your sweetie out for a...
The teams may change every year, but the celebration never does. On Sunday, Feb. 3 the New England Patriots are challenging the Los Angeles Rams for the coveted 53rd Super Bowl championship title. They...

Cab is king

It’s no surprise that cab is king, especially in cooler weather, when sitting by the fire takes on a romantic air. Want to give yourself or a cab lover in your life a set...
When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use the land as a nice business venture. But no one could have...

Dinner party

Want to toast with local wines as you sit down to your holiday feasts? Begin with the 2017 Guglielmo Grignolino Rosé and the 2016 Lion Ranch Grenache Blanc, move to a 2015 Aver Family Carignane, 2015 Alara...
Taking a draw on a cigar in a sports lounge is a rare opportunity in Northern California. The Morgan Hill Wine Shop and Cigar Company is one of a handful of lounges where novices and aficionados can...
Few born before 1970, says author Lisa Prince Newman, will forget the endless magic carpet of white blossoms that once covered the Santa Clara Valley. Prunes, apricot, peach and cherries trees dominated what was then known as...
Not the easiest varietal to pronounce, so make sure you don’t have a mouth full of spaghetti when you ask someone to pass the Guglielmo Grignolino, a sassy red wine that will spice up any summertime repast,...
With the Gilroy Garlic Festival mere days away, you may be wondering what this year’s event is bringing to the table (other than the strong-smelling bulb). Todd Trekell, the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival president, says the festival’s committee surveyed customers...
Get ready to “Party Like It’s 1979,” as the Garlic Festival celebrates 40 years of family fun Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29. Genuine Iron Chef Michael Symon hosts the Garlic Showdown on Sunday, and there’s a new...

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City of history celebrates 150 years

With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate. 

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Police: Drunk man with gun arrested

A man carrying a firearm was arrested after he tried to fight with customers of a Hollister convenience store, police said.

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