For those whose skills are in-demand and who can take the grind of the daily commute the motivation is simple – more jobs and higher pay.
Yes, traffic is terrible and everyone, including me, thinks that everybody else should not be there.
There are complex reasons for our problems and there are solutions, but there are no silver bullets.
A Personal Remembrance
Considering how they chased the big money in Santa Clara County at the expense of San Benito County, Gavilan gets an F in Social Justice.
Supervisor Botelho needs to put some originality into his role as attack-dog. This shtick is worn out.
Mitigating countywide road damage from transporting out-of-county waste to the John Smith Road Landfill is estimated to cost $30 million that's not in the budget.
Who benefited from the votes that stopped collecting Route 25 widening impact fees from new development?
San Benito’s property tax distribution rate is not as bad or as wrong as the county would have you believe, but they will continue to use it as an excuse until the voters wise up.
“We don’t have the staff” is not a management strategy, it’s the road to nowhere.
Huge CalPERS unfunded termination estimates show how much the system bets on high investment returns to fund future obligations.
COMMENTARY: Developer fees are forecasted to supply $263 million, 54%, of local funding and local funding is the largest source of transportation funds.
Ignacio Velazquez is playing a dangerous, win at all costs, political game on peripheral issues and the risks far outweigh the possible rewards.
Much will depend in the public’s willingness to hold state and local politicians accountable for financial responsibility.
The public won’t support future changes if they do not understand the facts and forecasts that will be driving those decisions.
Officers responded to a 911 call on Dec. 8 for a disturbance at a home on Kimberly Court.
The city has identified over 20 policy issues for consideration in the general plan update, ranging from park and natural resource planning to affordable housing and growth management.
The proposed project includes a 388.05-acre expansion of the existing 95.16-acre landfill located approximately two miles outside of Hollister.