"My amendment helps ensure that our federal land managers have the flexibility that they need to take any necessary actions to preemptively address fire, insects, and diseases in wilderness areas," Panetta said.
Giving campaign raises thousands each year for United Way.
Barbara Taddeo writes that her property taxes went up $200 a month after the last bonds passed.
Opening celebration for 49-unit apartment complex to be held Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. in Hollister.
Two warehouses that may be used as plane hangers also approved.
PG&E says it is preparing for additional power outages ahead of the new storm.
The event will feature artists chosen for the Clean California projects in San Benito County.
CEO Mary Casillas says she has met with San Benito County department heads, but would not disclose their names.