The earthen Hernandez Dam holds back 18,000-acre feet of water in the reservoir. Photo courtesy of SBCWD.


Hernandez Reservoir is 100% full but considered safe by agencies

The California Department of Water Resources’ Division of Safety of Dams says Hernandez Dam is operating as designed, releasing water for first time in many years.

Inaka's parklet in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.


San Juan Bautista’s parklets to be removed by April 28 

The Third Street business district will return to its pre-COVID appearance.