X

TOP STORIES

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Agriculture

Community Water Center offering free well testing

Available to anyone with a private domestic well which provides water to 1-14 households living in San Benito County.

Service Employees International Union members rally outside the county administrative building urging a raise on Sept. 18. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SEIU members reject tentative agreement with county

Terms included a 3% cost of living increase and $1,000 cash bonus.

Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Gabriel Moulaison told the HSD Board of Trustees that the school has collected $3.1 million in fees so far this year. Photos by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

HSD trustees receive report on developer fees

Revenues are at $3.1 million so far this year.


Photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

HPD receives traffic education and enforcement grant

Funds to be used for programs such as DUI checkpoints and targeting primary causes of crashes.

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.

Most Read

Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Transportation

Q and A: Robert Rivas on AB 1266

State Assemblyman speaks on the bill he authored, which he said improves safety by allowing cyclists to take safer, well-marked paths through intersections.

Graniterock crews installing speed tables at Fourth Street in San Juan Bautista on Sept. 16. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

San Juan Bautista installs five speed tables

Traffic calming measures to be added on Monterey and Fourth streets.



Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Environment / Nature

Bureau of Land Management makes over 700K acres available for leasing

Decision does not authorize any drilling for exploration or development of oil and gas resources, BLM said.

Mission San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Art & Culture

Hundreds sign petition to keep Christmas plays at the Mission

El Teatro Campesino performances there have become a Latinx cultural tradition.

It's taken over 20 years, but developer Marty Miller is finally seeing his dream of an active-adult community being built in Hollister. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Dream for active-adult homes comes true

Twin Oaks community is now under construction with first sales expected to close in April.



Jose Antonio Barajas has been held without bail since being extradited from Mexico in 2018. He is expected to face a 10-day jury trial in January 2020. Photos by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Barajas set for 10-day jury trial in January

He is charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder and kidnapping in 2014 incident.

Panorama of the new classroom at Keith Thompson Non-Public School. Photo provided by Chamberlain's Youth Services.

Education / Schools

Chamberlain’s Youth Services receives grants for additional classroom

$14,000 goes to support more special education students at Keith Thompson Non-Public School.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health

Red Ribbon festivities kick off with 5k run

Festival to follow on Nov. 2.

Our Sponsors

Stone Bridge Homes

is a local, residential construction company owned by Hugh Bikle. Our Sponsor Highlight section introduces you to the people behind businesses. Individuals who are proactive, choosing to support local news and information for the whole community benefit. Read more about Stone…

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSORS ›