John Smith Road Landfill Expansion – Environmental Impact Report Virtual Public Scoping Meeting

Date/Time March 10, 2021 to March 10, 2021 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Description The San Benito County Resource Management Agency will host two virtual meetings to present the proposed John Smith Road Landfill Expansion project and seek input from the community and interested public agencies. Environmental Impact Report Public Scoping Meetings March 10, 2021

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Community Development Block Grant CARES Public Hearing

Date/Time February 05, 2021 to February 05, 2021 04:00 PM until 05:00 PM Description The County of San Benito Community Services & Workforce Development (CSWD) will conduct a virtual public hearing on Friday, February 5, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. via ZOOM at the following link: https://zoom.us/j/97154588876?pwd=eEx2aEtqM3d5RWJ6NzIrTTRqdFBwUT09 Meeting ID:                 Meeting ID: 971 5458 8876 Password:                  

Land and People: A conversation with Dolores Huerta & Luis Valdez

Date/Time January 26, 2021 to January 26, 2021 07:00 PM until 08:00 PM Description Join Peninsula Open Space Trust and our partners the Dolores Huerta Foundation, Puente and Latino Outdoors in welcoming American civil rights leader and United Farmworkers cofounder Dolores Huerta for a conversation with founder of El Teatro Campesino and renowned American playwright Luis Valdez. In this special talk, Dolores and Luis will reflect on their long

Amah Mutsun Land Trust: Fire Symposium on Indigenous Wildfire Management for Healthier Futures

Date/Time November 19, 2020 to November 19, 2020 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM Description Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020, Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m. Where: Online, Register now for this Zoom-based event On Thursday, November 19, the Amah Mutsun Land Trust will host its first ever Fire Symposium. This online event will bring together tribal leaders, fire

Downtown Re-opening

Date/Time November 14, 2020 to November 14, 2020 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM Description Event: Downtown Hollister Re-Grand Opening Location: Crosswalk of Fifth Street X San Benito Street (outdoor event) Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seventeen downtown Hollister businesses now have parklets and are set to re-open San Benito Street

San Juan Bautista Veterans of Foreign Wars Honer 187th Airborne Regiment

Date/Time November 11, 2020 to November 11, 2020 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM Description Please help the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6359 honor all paratroopers, “Rakkasans”, that served with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team during the Korean War this Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2020, at its post in San Juan Bautista at 11

San Benito County Elections: 2020 Elections Information, Facebook Live

Date/Time October 24, 2020 to October 24, 2020 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Description Meet with the County of San Benito Assistant Clerk-Recorder-Registrar, Francisco Diaz Sunday, October 24 as he presents key facts about the upcoming General Election and how the Election affects our County. Topics Include: • Mail-in ballots / Vote-by-Mail Kits • Ballot

San Clara University Virtual Event with Dolores Huerta and Luis Valdez

Date/Time October 27, 2020 to October 27, 2020 07:00 PM Description On Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. United Farm Workers' co-founder and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta, and El Teatro Campesino founder and San Juan resident, Luis Valdez, will be featured guests in a virtual event hosted by Santa Clara University. "Santa Clara Listens

Pajaro Compass Network Fall Stakeholder Meeting

Date/Time October 28, 2020 to October 28, 2020 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM Description The Pajaro Compass Network  Fall Stakeholder Meeting will take place virtually with the theme Regional Land-Use Planning: Shaping Growth and Community Character in the Upper Pajaro Watershed.  Learn how cities and counties interact through these processes, and how the public can

41st EcoFarm Conference (Virtual)

Date/Time January 20, 2021 to January 23, 2021 Description Building upon its farmer-to-farmer education model, EcoFarm is an essential networking and educational hub for ecologically-minded farmers, ranchers, and all who work to support their success in growing a healthy food system and world. Mark your calendars for January 20-23, 2021 and get ready for an EcoFarm Conference unlike

San Benito County Arts Council: COVID Art Relief Grant Assistance “Office Hours”

Date/Time October 22, 2020 to October 22, 2020 01:00 PM until 03:00 PM Description The San Benito County Arts Council is now accepting applications to two new COVID Art Relief Grant Programs designed to aid local arts organizations & cultural groups that have been negatively impacted by COVID. One grant program supports local groups serving

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Gavilan College students housing solutions

Date/Time October 14, 2020 to October 14, 2020 04:00 PM until 05:00 PM Description Even as they work two jobs and attend classes, many community college students also face dire housing insecurity. “We know from the research that student success is directly tied to having enough to eat and a safe place to stay,” said

CMMC & 3rd Party Risk: Cybersecurity Compliance in the Last Mile of the DoD Supply Chain

Date/Time October 22, 2020 to October 22, 2020 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM Description Many small and mid-size aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers want to diversify their sales pipelines by participating in the DoD supply chain as a result of diminished demand in the commercial aviation markets. Pivoting to the DoD supply chain has its own set of

BenitoLink Your Voice – Your Vote Election Forum

Date/Time October 08, 2020 to October 08, 2020 06:00 PM until 08:00 PM Description BenitoLink invites the public to join us for our virtual election forum, Your Voice - Your Vote. In response to COVID-19, Benitolink is shifting from a live election forum to a recorded session that will be released on October 8th. During

San Benito County Chamber of Commerce office in downtown Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito County Chamber of Commerce California State Proposition Review

Overview of 14 Propositions on the November Ballot