Raul Gonzalez. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Raul Gonzalez retires after 65 years of cutting hair in Hollister

Some families had been loyal customers for decades.

Tom Andrade, Ashley Hooks and Emmanuel Salcedo at San Juan Barbershop. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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San Juan Barbershop attracts customers from miles away

Owner and barber speak on closing down and reopening during the pandemic.

Hair professionals and their supporters held an Aug. 8 rally in downtown Hollister to push for resuming business indoors under safe conditions. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Hair stylists rally in Hollister

Group calls for the return of indoor services for salons and barber shops.

Stylist Cindy Gilroy cuts hair outside of the salon Country Cuts in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Patty Lopez Day.

Business / Economy

Personal care business owners discuss working outdoors

Newest state guidelines allow hair salons and barbershops to serve clients on the sidewalk.