West Cost Hollister black belt testers. Standing: Zander Brister, Pamela Brister, Noah Fort, Lisa Fort, Nathan Fort, Aidan Fort, Julia Hicks, Miles Gamble. Kneeling: Ashley Cisneros-Avila, Sadel LoCascio, Jarrod LaFavre, Kyle Salazar. Photo courtesy of Nathan Fort.

Sports & Recreation

Local martial arts studio victorious in virtual competition

Twelve students graduate to higher honors.

Kamal Yoga hosting a session outdoors. Photo provided.

Health / Fitness

Area fitness services adapting to pandemic guidelines

Oasis moving to a new location.

Noah, Aidan and Nathan Fort. The Fort family runs West Coast World Martial Arts in Hollister. Photos courtesy of Nathan Fort.

Sports & Recreation

Hollister family competes in virtual martial arts tournament

Nathan Fort and family create video lessons for their students while sheltering in place.

Angelo Hudson and Mark Preader with students at Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Sports & Recreation

Local martial arts instructor brings home gold

Mark Preader wins world championship.

Martial Arts Instructor of the Year 2018 Mark Preader with staff and students at his studio, Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts Owner Mark Preader named 2018 Martial Arts Master

Instructor earned the award because of his work with his Hollister-based martial arts studio and his work in the community.