A worker with Gomes Plasticorners Inc. applies a finishing coat of plaster to the wall of the Juan de Anza House, fronting Franklin Street in San Juan Bautista on Feb. 3.

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San Juan Bautista’s Juan de Anza Adobe preserved with new plaster

Historic San Juan Bautista adobe receives makeover.

Robert Eliason photo of the annual bonfire held near the San Juan Bautista Mission Dec. 15

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Mission Bonfire experienced for decades

The annual bonfire at Mission San Juan Bautista occurs the evening of Dec 15 and has happened for over half a century.

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Community Foundation provides support for adobe wall restoration project

Funding aids Native Daughters of the Golden West's preservation of historic San Juan Building

Dawning at the Mission

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Solstice illuminates Mission San Juan Bautista

Annual celebration of the Solstice combines religion, history, culture

Native Daughters of the Golden West present a check to Father Jerry Maher and the SJB Mission Preservation Fund. Lft to Rt. CeCe Johnston, Elza Paul, Father Maher, Sharon Johnston, Tami Adams, Rosemary Perez, Bill Lawson, Nora Lee Lawson, Judy Cain, Anita Sciutto, Georgianna Froom, Denise Pence, Claudia Fisher. Also in attendance, Karole Candlen


Native Daughters Help Mission Project

Native Daughters of the Golden West support the San Juan Bautista Mission Preservation Fund project to strengthen and rebuild the historic structure.

The tour group walks from the Mission to the Stables as was done in the movie, Vertigo

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Experiencing Vertigo in San Juan Bautista

An interpretive park ranger guided people on a tour of the sites where the Hitchcock movie was filmed in San Juan Bautista

Six-year-old Frida Beatriz Quintero, right, approaches Bryan Stow in the middle of his speech to ask what it was like for him to be in the hospital. She related her own experience of being hospitalized for appendicitis before Stow admitted his brain damage prevented him from remembering his hospital time. Photos by Sean Roney.

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Bryan Stow discusses positive action at Mission San Juan Bautista

Victim of Dodger Stadium beating gets crowd to pledge an end to bullying

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Mission Walking and Bicycle Tourism…Good for San Juan Bautista?

A woman who was doing a walking tour of the California Missions made me wonder...

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San Juan Mission Fiesta Sunday

Annual event is a fundraiser for the historic Mission