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COMMUNITY OPINION: Measure N—recipe for a brighter future

San Benito Citizens for a Brighter Future co-founder Mia Casey writes that the proposed Strada Verde project is a positive step forward for San Benito County.

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COLUMN: This election is a referendum on growth

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes that the issue will play a primary role in a multitude of races including mayor, city council, county supervisor and the consideration of Measure N.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Strada Verde developer makes big promises, but where are the guarantees?

Fallon Greig writes about the project put forth by Newport Pacific Land Company.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: A vote against Strada Verde

Shirley Trevino outlines six reasons why she will vote no on Measure N.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Choosing experience, collaboration and creativity for District 2 Supervisor

Beth Roybal writes in support of candidate Wayne Norton.

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COMMENTARY: Conflicted—the distance learning/safety dilemma

Hollister Elementary School Teachers Association President Angela Hagins writes that HSD teachers support the decision to remain on distance learning despite all of the frustrations it brings.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: A modern fairy tale

No on Measure N sponsor Mary Zanger writes that the proposed Strada Verde project reminds her of a fairy tale in which San Benito County is Rapunzel, with 'golden hair of pristine water and fertile agricultural land.'

Hollister District 1 Councilwoman Carol Lenoir. File photo by John Chadwell.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Time for change

Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir writes in support of Sal Mora for mayor.

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COLUMN: Route selection is big step for 25 expansion, but rail needed too

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes about progress on the Highway 25 expansion and encourages further exploration of commuter rail to Gilroy.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Yes on N—separating fact from fiction

SBC Business Council President and District 4 Supervisor candidate Bob Tiffany writes that there has been a lot of misinformation spread about the ballot measure concerning Strada Verde.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Working families speak up for jobs

District 2 Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton writes that the collective voice of labor stresses the need for local jobs to strengthen the middle class.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: How candidates fool voters with a slow growth platform

Anne Stickett writes about housing growth in San Benito County.

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COMMENTARY: Food security, politics and the well-being of our community

Martha's Kitchen Executive Director Bill Lee writes an open letter to San Benito residents about handing out meals and helping others.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Hidden in plain sight

Mary Zanger writes about campaign contributions in the race for District 2 Supervisor.

Supervisor Anthony Botelho at a board retreat. File photo by John Chadwell.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Endorsement for Wayne Norton

District 2 Supervisor Anthony Botelho writes about his choice for the upcoming election.