Drew McAlister, center, president of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District board of trustees, talks to those attending the State of the District meeting Wednesday night at San Juan School. At right is Superintendent Michele Huntoon. At left is trustee Jose Flores.

Parents, students, teachers hear state of Aromas-San Juan Unified School District report

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School district is in good shape, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

City council chambers was full primarily because of the number of cannabis-related items on the agenda. Photos by John Chadwell.

Agriculture

Hollister City Council approves amendment to ordinance to allow adult-use in cannabis supply chain, excluding dispensaries

Taking into consideration that recreational marijuana will eventually out pace medical use, the council approved a change to city ordinance to allow recreational production and distribution, but no dispensaries.

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Children and Youth

Life Skills students get a kick out of competing

San Benito High School held its inaugural Gifted Soccer game on Feb. 8, offering Life Skills students a chance to compete in a friendly yet competitive match

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Art & Culture

Search for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift in San Benito County

With Valentine's Day around the corner there is something for everyone in San Benito County including dinner theater, vintage records, and the perfect treat.