Articles by Jenny Arbizu

Taking a new stage

As the head of the Performing Arts Department at Oakwood School, Kathleen Abbey has seen her share of drama. For 13 years, the school’s drama director and teacher has had [...]

Countdown to the Super Bowl

By Jenny Arbizu With Super Bowl LIV fast approaching on Feb. 2, the clock is ticking on how fans choose to watch the Kansas City Chiefs battle it out with [...]

Super Bowl eats

For football fans, appetizers, drinks and barbeque are to the Super Bowl as turkey and pumpkin pie is to Thanksgiving Day—it’s an unofficial American holiday. This year, the New England [...]

Putting the ‘Oh!’ into tacos

Molly Adams knows a thing or two about owning a restaurant. For instance, her latest—Morgan Hill’s Tac-oh!—isn’t her first rodeo. Nor her first Tac-oh!. The second installment of the Mexican [...]

Fruits a’plenty

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 [...]

More than Comics

Bill’s Bullpen isn’t just for comic book buffs. In fact, the Hollister store—commonly known for its comics and baseball cards—can be a lifesaver for the holiday shopper. “We’re a great [...]

Charmed gifts at Bene

Kathina Szeto has only lived in Hollister for 12 years, but her store, San Benito Bene, has been thriving since its opening seven years ago. Part of its success is [...]

Double down on theater

What happens in Hollister, stays in Hollister. At least when fundraising is involved. And it doesn’t hurt when casino games are, either. San Benito Stage Company (SBSC) is hosting its [...]

Garlic all the way

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 [...]
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