Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Caltrans set to start repair project on Highway 129 West of San Juan Bautista

Construction and road delays to occur June 14-18.

News Release

HPD arrests homicide suspect

The victim allegedly fell from a moving car being driven by the Hollister woman.

Dan Kerbs collecting bees. Photo courtesy of Iraida Pisano.

Features

Spring brings flowers and swarms of bees to San Benito County

Treated with care, they present no threat and can be preserved.

Jim Aceves and Silverado on Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz on April 18, 2021. Photo by Andrew Pearson.

Art & Culture

A singing cowboy from Aromas in the days of COVID

Jim Aceves and his mount Silverado ply their trade in Santa Cruz.

Michelle and Rick McCain by a Leucospermum. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business

Exotic plants from around the world thrive in Aromas microclimate

Wild Ridge Organics specializes in rare and hard-to-grow natural wonders.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Lane closure on Hwy 101

Moving lane closure in effect Dec. 14 through Dec 18.

Dane Sanchez collects ballots from the Fire Station #2 ballot drop box. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Aromas resident claims mail-in ballot was tampered with

Lori Bennett notified when SBC Elections Office asked to verify her signature.

Handing out homework packets at San Juan School. Photo courtesy of Aromas-San Juan Unified School District.

Education / Schools

Election 2020: Measure O

Supermajority across three counties required to pass $30.5 million in bonds for improvements to the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District.

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

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Endorsement for Wayne Norton

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

San Juan Bautista: Meet the Candidates

Date/Time September 26, 2020 to September 26, 2020 12:00 PM until 03:00 PM This event occurs daily, every 2 day(s) Description Date: September 26, 2020 and September 27, 2020 Time: September 26: 1-2 p.m. John Freeman, 2-3 p.m. Wayne Norton September 27: 12- 1 p.m. Nicole Franco, 1-2 pm. Kollin Kosmicki, 2-3 p.m. Jakie Morris-Lopez

San Juan School. File photo.

Education / Schools

Aromas-San Juan Unified School District extends deadline for Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee applications

Members provide oversight for the school district's Measure M Facilities Bond program.

Rider McDowell. Photo provided.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: Questions answered about Betabel

Creator Rider McDowell responds to questions about the project off Highway 101.

San Juan School. File photo.

Education / Schools

Aromas-San Juan Unified School District seeks Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee members

Committee to provide oversight for the school district's Measure M Facilities Bond program.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Education / Schools

San Juan Bautista to celebrate class of 2020 graduates

Several car processions to take place to celebrate students and their families.

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

Opinion

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

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