Land Use

County road crews down to three people as supervisors search for more money

County supervisors discuss the challenges the county faces in maintaining roads without a steady source of funding

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President issues major disaster declaration, county readies for next storm

County begins repairs while gearing up for next round of storms; federal funding expected to reimburse some costs

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Gavilan College achieves milestone toward San Benito County development

Key milestone cleared in the process of developing an educational center in San Benito County, with the receipt of an “Incidental Take Permit”

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Council delays vote on cannabis regulations, schedules study session

After mayor criticizes consultant that helped shape proposed ordinance, council decides to wait on finalizing rules

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Community FoodBank accepting bids for remodeling project

Bid proposals are due by the end of the month

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OPINION: What's the plan for Gavilan College in SBC?

More than a decade after voters approved Gavilan's Measure E, there have been no real educational infrastructure improvements in San Benito County

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Hollister wants help naming parks

Paperwork available at the Hollister Recreation Department

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Developer of 677-unit Fairview development wants homebuyers to finance some infrastructure

City council does not warm up to Award Homes' idea of creating a community facilities district to have homeowners pay for infrastructure and facilities over 30-year period

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Report: All county roads substandard, no funding for improvements in sight

First monthly state-of-roads report spells out grim future for county roads if multiple sources of funding are not found

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SBHS trustees discuss bond priorities

SBHS board of trustees gather to discuss the prioritization of construction projects using Measure U funds.

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San Luis Reservoir is three-quarters full

Key water storage facility, part of the San Felipe Project, can hold 2 million acre-feet of water

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Dick Vieira at one of Fenton O'Connell's Brandings. Carmen, Vieira's wife made meticulous notations on all the family photos.

Local ranching icon Dick Vieira passes away at 90

Horseman worked on the Hawkins Ranch for more than a half-century

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1,108 apply for 36 affordable housing apartments

CHISPA conducts computer-generated drawing for apartments under construction

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San Benito County Board of Supervisors Meeting

San Benito County Board of Supervisors Meeting

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San Benito County Board of Supervisors Meeting

San Benito County Board of Supervisors Meeting

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Pacheco Creek rise Sunday prompts another flood warning, evacuation order

Pacheco Creek near Dunneville had surpassed the 12-foot flood stage by early Sunday afternoon, with more flooding expected

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Pinnacles to honor MLK with day of service

The public is invited to participate in the family-friendly service projects at the national park on Monday

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Officials seek state of emergency designation for county

County also issues water contamination alert for homes on Lovers Lane, Frye Lane, and San Felipe Road to Shore Road because of flooding

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San Benito County Parks and Recreation Commission meets

After months of not meeting for a variety of reasons, the commission met to discuss various park projects including Vets Park, a regional park, a proposed aquatic center and a river park trail system

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Recent rain helps drought, but conservation is still key

Water Conservation Manager Shawn Novack said the county is above the rainfall pace for an average year, but local groundwater basins may need years to recharge

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