County supervisors decided against the realignment of John Smith Road in favor of repairing the last half-mile section. Graniterock crews worked on repaving the road July 8. Photos by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Repaving begins on half-mile section of John Smith Road

Completion expected July 12.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by SJB150 Committee and taken by Heidi Balz.

San Benito Lifestyle

San Juan Bautista to celebrate 150th anniversary in September

Celebration includes pancake breakfast, parade and live music.

Housing being constructed in Hollister. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

San Benito County and cities proceed with housing element updates

Jurisdictions take action in response to governor’s call for more home building.