Informant: Clifford Cardoza
Interviewer: Leah Halper
Submitted: April 2018


Clifford Cardoza Interview pt1

Clifford Cardoza Interview pt2


Clifford Cardoza spent his childhood in Hollister among hard-working immigrant relatives. He became active in Boy Scouts and student affairs, and contributed to many activities at San Benito Junior College, including Men’s Club. Upon graduation he worked in marketing, eventually returning to Hollister to work for local firms. He became involved in local politics, served as mayor, and helped found and run the Pinnacle Newspaper as an alternative to the Hollister Freelance.