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Business / Economy

Caltrans accelerates repairs on Highway 101 in San Benito County due to SB 1 funds

Pavement project will improve two interchanges in 4.5 lane miles, providing a safer and smoother commute for motorists.

Susan McDavid (right) waves as cars pass by and David McDavid (left) holds a candlelight. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Vigil held for democracy in downtown Hollister

Group holds candlelight vigil in protest of President Donald Trump's remarks and politics. They said they hope their voices encourage others to use theirs.

(Left to right) Women's Club of Hollister President Jill Martin, Madison Ricker, John Robrock, and Jasmine Ulloa. Photo provided by the Women's Club of Hollister.

Art & Culture

Local artists paint their way into first place

Over the past 17 years, the mentorship of retiring San Benito High School art teacher, Mr. John Robrock, has allowed students like Ulloa and Ricker to win similar art competitions.

Author and Watsonville resident Joaquín Barreto. Photos courtesy of Joaquín Barreto.

Art & Culture

‘El Otro Lado’: Immigrant author Joaquín Barreto to give book reading in San Juan Bautista

On Saturday, July 21, the self-published author and Watsonville resident will talk about his recent book, “El Otro Lado/The Other Side: An Immigrant Story," at the Carl M. Luck Memorial Library in San Juan Bautista.

Matthew Manning watches the construction of houses in the Rancho Vista development. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista City Council approves final phase of Rancho Vista development

SJB approved final phases in development after hours of discussion on outstanding items. City manager is working with residents and developer to resolve issues of concern.