OES Manager Kevin O'Neill stands with Congressman Jimmy Panetta surveying the flooding out at Lovers Lane in 2017. Photo by John Chadwell.

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Manager Kevin O’Neill leaves emergency services post

He recalls the community’s ‘resiliency and compassion’ during Lovers Lane flooding in 2017.

Wayne Norton of Aromas is running for San Benito County Supervisor District 2 in 2020. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

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Wayne Norton enters race for San Benito County Supervisor

Water Board member and community activist says he will focus on issues important to local families.

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Government / Politics

OPINION: The Board of Supervisors Continues to Operate Without a Workable Staffing Plan

“We don’t have the staff” is not a management strategy, it’s the road to nowhere.


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Despite Opposition, Supes Vote to Buy Building for Homeless Shelter

County supervisors vote 4-1 to pass resolution to purchase San Felipe Road building for homeless shelter

San Justo will remain closed until county convinces feds mussels can be contained.

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Water district manager explains ongoing closure of San Justo Reservoir

Jeff Cattaneo says he is sympathetic to those who want to fish there, but is concerned about potential eco-terrorism


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Supervisors move forward on impact fees to fund library expansion

Board approves methodology for determining impact fees to fund construction of 25,000-square-food library

Government / Politics

County And Its Employees Are Insurance Poor

County and its employees are insurance poor trying to pay for lifetime retiree healthcare