Image provided by Wayne Norton.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Politics of Fear clouds the issue

District 2 Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton writes about staying focused on attracting local jobs and rebuilding the economy rather than the politics of fear.

Illustrative site plan from public filing of initiative.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Project is the potential job-producer we need

District 2 Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton writes that the county has an opportunity to counter pandemic's economic impacts. (Illustrative of Strada Verde site plan taken from public filing of initiative.)

Satellite view of San Benito County with project location highlighted. Image courtesy of Goggle Earth and provided by Wayne Norton.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Stop personal attacks, let project stand on its own merits

SBC Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton writes about proposed development at Betabel.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Coronavirus tests our spirit

Wayne Norton writes that a public health emergency requires all county residents to exemplify values of selflessness, generosity, and deep concern for friends and neighbors.

A view of the bountiful San Juan Valley, taken from Fremont Peak. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Protecting agriculture a top priority for San Benito County

Wayne Norton calls for action on required climate action planning.

Social media can enlighten or demean discussion of public issues. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Public deserves better than Hollister council member’s slur

"Snark might play well on social media, but it is a poor substitute for leadership," writes District 2 Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton.

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Community Opinions

COLUMN: A Way Forward on Highway 101

District 2 Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton proposes an enhanced public voice in decision making.

Wayne Norton of Aromas is running for San Benito County Supervisor District 2 in 2020. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

Government / Politics

Firefighters Association endorses Wayne Norton for Supervisor

"I am extremely proud to have earned the support of county firefighters," Norton said.

Wayne Norton of Aromas is running for San Benito County Supervisor District 2 in 2020. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

Government / Politics

Wayne Norton enters race for San Benito County Supervisor

Water Board member and community activist says he will focus on issues important to local families.

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Government / Politics

New members join San Benito County Democrats panel

Additions to San Benito County Democratic Central Committee leave three openings as local party reorganizes to promote candidates.

Aromas Community Grange. File photo.

Government / Politics

Aromas Progressive Action League plans panel discussion

Feb. 10 event to focus on local impact of November midterm election.

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Government / Politics

Local Democrats select new leader

Leslie Austin takes helm as party prepares for March 2020 primary.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Broad Community Support for Measure G

Community members, civic leaders, businesses as well as local farmers support effort to fix roads, improve safety, and reduce congestion.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Measure G needed to improve local roads

Accountability measures require all funds in San Benito County to be used for road and transportation projects.

Anissa Dizon is running for the ASJUSD school board. Photo provided.

Government / Politics

Educator Anissa Dizon runs for seat on Aromas-San Juan Unified School Board

Veteran educator ready to bring her expertise to governing board of her hometown's school district.