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Government / Politics

Candidates for the March 3 Primary Election

Filing deadline ended Dec. 6. Seats up for election include the 20th Congressional District, 30th State Assembly District, and Supervisor Districts 1, 2, and 5.

County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.

Transportation

Public input requested for Hwy. 25 Corridor Transit Study

Meeting is expected to cover plans on how to provide faster transportation services between Hollister and Gilroy.

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Health

Homeless senior population increasing

Aging seniors are increasingly likely to become homeless, which will have a big impact on local communities. The San Benito County Behavioral Health department is working to address homelessness.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power board votes to expand service area

New additions include Arroyo Grande, Carpinteria, Del Rey Oaks, Goleta, Guadalupe, Grover Beach, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Santa Maria, Solvang, and Santa Barbara County.

Service Employees International Union members rally outside the county administrative building urging a raise on Sept. 18. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SEIU members reach agreement on county contract

One-year deal will be revised following compensation study.