Fire at San Juan Elementary. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Police / Fire

Fire breaks out at San Juan Elementary School

Staff was evacuated safely. No students were on campus at the time of the fire.

File photo: Cars at the stop light at Union Road and Highway 156 intersection near the San Juan-Hollister Road intersection. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Highway 156 closed between Hwy 101 and Union Road

Downed power lines in the area started a brush fire.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.


Public meetings for the week of Oct. 11

Discussions include adopting expenditure plans, contracts and extending COVID-19 -related sick leave.

Connie Lopez and Lele doll. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Folk art from Guatemala and Mexico finds a home in San Juan Bautista

Claudia Lopez returns to her roots to stock her Guatemala Boutique.

Board of Supervisors meeting on Sept. 28. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Benito County Supervisor candidates waiting for governor’s action

District 1 has been vacant since Mark Medina resigned in June.