San Benito County Chamber of Commerce. File photo.

Business / Economy

County Chamber of Commerce can’t afford to pay CEO or promote tourism

Business organization’s coffers are low after meeting prior obligations and losing funding support from Hollister City Council.

Small group breakout session at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District Board of Trustees. Photo Carmel de Bertaut.

Schools & Education

New San Juan school board members speak with community

District discusses moving forward in 2019.

Farmworkers in San Benito County. Photo by John Chadwell.


Panetta and others introduce legislation to provide earned pathway to citizenship to farmworkers

"This bill provides these men and women with a way to earn their citizenship by contributing to our agriculture and our communities," Panetta said.

Historic Resources Board and San Juan Bautista Planning Commission at the Jan. 14 meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

SJB Planning Commission chooses firm to update housing element

City has been out of compliance with rules governing local development since 2015.

The Hollister City Council at its Jan. 14 meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council to meet three times each month

Meetings expected on first, third and fourth Mondays.