Our Economy

OPINION: County signs on for huge transportation tax increase

Desperate for road taxes, county supervisors back a bad plan rather than demand essential reform of the state budget process

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More than 370 county-issued checks remain un-cashed

Online tool allows locals to search for checks issued to them but un-cashed

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Supervisors to send letter in support of state bill to address local road repairs

County Board of Supervisors endorses SB-1, hoping monies will come back to county for road repairs

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Council discusses fees and effects on local businesses

City staff asks that the array of business licenses needs to be interpreted

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Businesses, property owners invited to informational discussion on Americans with Disabilities Act

Meeting prompted by lawsuits waged against Hollister businesses for alleged ADA violations

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Largest garlic grower-shipper in nation, Christopher Ranch, raises minimum wage

Company that ships more than 90 million pounds a year and grows acres of garlic in San Benito County, hikes its minimum wage to $13 with pledge to raise it to $15 in 2018

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Supervisor De La Cruz visits Washington DC.

Supervisor De La Cruz reports from Washington, D.C.

County supervisor attended legislative conference to meet with Congressmen and federal staff about county governmental issues

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Pinnacles Gateway Partners Meeting

Join the Pinnacles Gateway Partners at the Hollister City Council Chambers on Thursday, March 16th from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

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Opinion: Why use a local Realtor?

Online information is helpful but only local realtors know the market.

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Ridgemark Hotel proposal

Proposed Ridgemark development includes new commercial, residential construction

John Wynn, owner of Ridgemark Golf Club and Resort, proposes new commercial and residential development to the Ridgemark Homes Association

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Chamber CEO reports on spending to promote area

Juli Vieira gave dual reports to city council and supervisors on the Chamber's activities to promote the area for tourism

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City holds listening session to address business concerns

Issues discussed included planning, economic development and housing

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Local Food Economy Discussion

Join us for a discussion about how we can strengthen our local food economy and connect people of all ages to the bounty of San Benito's agriculture.

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Startup Challenge Monterey Bay 2017 orientation in downtown Hollister

Business competition and accelerator program offers thousands in prizes for new businesses; orientation on Thursday, March 2

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OPINION: LULAC holds 20th annual legislative conference

Various topics addressed at February conference in Washington, D.C.

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Startup Challenge Monterey Bay 2017 Orientation in Downtown Hollister

Startup Challenge Monterey Bay is a new business competition and accelerator program that supports the founding, funding and growth of new and innovative businesses in the Monterey Bay region.

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HPD to offer law enforcement information day

March 4 event at San Benito High School football field will give participants a taste of what it takes mentally and physically to be a police officer

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Former councilman guides supervisors through cannabis maze

County hires Victor Gomez on four-month consulting contract to help the Board of Supervisors move forward with marijuana regulations

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Rebecca King Reed (in pink) explains the benefits of shared space to guests and CMAP clients from San Benito County.  CMAP photo

New business reflects the changing workplace

CMAP-TV pairs up with the Satellite Centers to provide an innovative work environment

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OPINION: Preparing saves time

Bring your lender into the loop and identify your price bracket

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