Land Use

OPINION: Hollister must protect against gyrating development rates

Without adequate control and strategies, Hollister is at the total mercy of market forces

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Supes say no to extension on traffic signal requirement, developer says 300 jobs may go

Santana Ranch developer tries a second time to defer installation of stoplight and to continue building, but board turns him down, even as city delays construction until June

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Policy, land use to be discussed at San Juan cannabis workshop

June 14 workshop will address policy questions and clarify that commercial sales, not personal use, is the focus of discussion

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MBEP Co-Chairman Bud Colligan joins the breakout session on Agtech led by John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Partners

Regional Economic Summit recap: Spotlight on jobs, housing is key

Annual economic summit hosted by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership highlights improving economy, challenges to job creation: housing, workforce development, collaboration

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Supervisors hold medical marijuana study session

Residents attend evening supervisor study session to hear update and give comments on draft cannabis business ordinance.

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Award Homes moves forward on 118-acre development

City signs off on public improvements financing plan for Award Homes project along Fairview Road

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New hotel in Hollister names general manager

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, scheduled to open next month, hires manager with experience managing hotels in Monterey, Carmel and Salinas

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Stymied on raising taxes for roads, supes decide consultant best course to determine voter support

County leaders can't decide if a special or general tax is the best option to seek voters' support, so they decide to hire consultant to poll residents on what they would accept

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Shopping center may bring major retailers to Hollister by 2018

Boise, Idaho-based Hawkins Companies is slated to build a 130,000-square-foot shopping center with as many as 17 retail stores, potentially bringing more than 100 jobs

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The Adobe Home today at 203 Fourth Street in San Juan Bautista.

San Juan Native Daughters parlor raising funds for adobe repair

San Juan Bautista Parlor No. 179 Native Daughters of the Golden West is continuing with repairs and restoration efforts on their historic Adobe Home. The Parlor is participating in San Benito GIVES to raise funds for the effort

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New housing project will include extension of North Street

Subdivision developer will be reimbursed cost to extend North Street from San Felipe Road to Buena Vista Road as part of 81-acre housing development

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County approves 200-unit development near Hospital Road

Developer John Brigantino pays more than $1 million toward affordable housing and park for new development near the San Benito River

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Walking San Benito: Brigantino Park

This is the first in a new series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County

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Swank Farms moves to new location, John Wynn buys San Felipe Road property

Developer and owner of Ridgemark Golf & Country Club buys property near airport, as Swank Farms moves operation to new location near Highway 156

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Hollister city attorney tries to push development agreement for Award Homes, mayor opposes

Award Homes tries to get city to have homeowners fund infrastructure for hundreds of homes as city attorney and mayor take opposite positions

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Conservationists meet in Hollister, discuss Pajaro watershed and river maintenance

Pajaro Compass provides a vision for voluntary conservation efforts

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San Juan to hold cannabis special meeting

The June 14 study session will address issues such as proposed bans, security issues and more

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Construction on Panoche Solar Farm continues

The project in southern San Benito County moves ahead despite environmentalists' attempts to stop the project and the governor's efforts to slash its size

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Emergency tree removal, guardrail work planned for Hwy. 101 in San Benito County

One northbound lane will be closed for three days this week

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OPINION: Community support spurs SBHS modernization

Bond oversight committee says facility upgrades at San Benito High School are "on schedule, within budget, and in compliance"

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