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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Money talks with Betabel project

Mary Zanger writes that the vote of the community was ignored.

Alec Garcia was also team captain of the boys volleyball team, which made it all the way to the CCS prelims this year.


A day in the life of a Baler student-athlete: Alec Garcia

The video series illustrates what it means to be a student-athlete at San Benito High School.

Supervisor Mark Medina (middle) announced at the May 25 meeting he was resigning. Photo by Noe Magaña.


San Benito County Supervisors hold on filling vacancy

Mark Medina’s District 1 seat can be filled through a special election or an appointment by the governor.

ashurst-ranch. Photo courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield marketing brochure.


53,000-acre ranch in south San Benito County sold

Central Valley farmer Scott Raven purchased the Ashurst Ranch which extends into Fresno County.

Retired Sheriff Curtis J. Hill (left), who the facility is named after, and outgoing Sheriff Darren Thompson, cut the ribbon to open the building. Photo by John Chadwell.


New jail expansion opens two years later than projected

The $26 million facility can hold 72 inmates identified as non-violent, non-sexual, and non-serious offenders.