Bill Mifsud Jr. stands where the original Bill's Bullpen Baseball Cards and Comics stood in 1989. The Loma Prieta earthquake caused damage to the shop that forced the business to relocate. Photo by Patty Lopez Day.

History & Profiles

Hollister merchants recall 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

The Calaveras fault run through town.

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San Benito Lifestyle

Where were you during the quake 25 years ago? Share your memories

The 1989 quake shook up San Benito County and its people. What are your recollections?

The building on the corner of Fifth and San Benito was damaged in the quake, but was saved from demolition. Photo courtesy of

Business / Economy

Loma Prieta: 25 years later, quake still leaves mark on downtown Hollister

Hollister was hard hit by the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, when it changed the face of downtown