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July 20, 2024

Serving those who serve

For a United States veteran, serving others is second nature. They are men and women who made sacrifices dedicating themselves to protecting their country. Many of these veterans continue to make sacrifices as they carry battle scars, seen and unseen. That’s the character of a...

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 corn maze. Bonnie’s husband, Dick,...

Revitalized routine

Christi Turner owner cold storage cross fit in Hollister
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 owner can manage a heavy...

Tokens of gratitude

It is true, kindness doesn’t cost a thing. But the joy it can give to others is completely priceless. A smile to a stranger, a walker waving to passersby while taking his morning stroll, giving free cookies to a customer—these kind acts of are common occurrences...

Hang loose in Hollister

If Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco, Hollister residents Karina and Peter Hernandez left theirs in Hawaii. How else to explain that the married couple of nine years have been able to bring a taste of Hawaii to the mainland with such...

Ohana infusion

Kulia and Lupe Lemus with their catering barbecue.
Months before the Hollister Independence Rally on the July 4th weekend, Kulia and Lupe Lemus were furniture shopping at Sleep Train when they got into a rather interesting conversation with one of the store’s sales persons. The conversation steered toward the Lemus’ Hawaiian barbecue...

A cause for action

‘¡Viva La Causa!’ theatrical performance at El Teatro Campesino
If walls could talk, El Teatro Campesino’s would speak of the stories and the characters that existed within them. They may even speak of the lives and struggles of the performers who acted within them. Such stories are reflected in the the pictures that hang...

Radio Fry America

Mention that you live in Gilroy to an out-of-towner, and invariably one gets the comeback “isn’t that where the Garlic Festival is?” You’ve surely had this experience. But as the county’s fastest growing city, many new residents aren’t even aware of another claim to...

Stars of the show

When a group of past performers discover their beloved, but crumbling, Broadway theater is scheduled for demolition, they gather for one last hurrah in their old haunt. Based on the famous Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway, stars of the theatrical revue “Weismann's Follies” reminisce about their...

Show-stopper

Rapazzini Winery has been a visual icon along Highway 101 since 1962 when it first opened. The Larson brothers, Alex and Charlie, purchased the winery in 2000 to continue the long tradition of fine winemaking. Acting as sentries, two standard poodles were regally seated at...

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