Mike Fisher cooking up the latest batch of vegetable soup for seniors and at-risk people served by Community FoodBank. Photos provided.

Business / Economy

Serving soup to San Benito seniors

Farmhouse Cafe owner and high school culinary teacher team up to feed those in need.

Business / Economy

County takes steps toward managing CSAs

Agency names coordinator to oversee delivery of services.

RMA Director John Guertin has been accused of lying to CSA members and was grilled by Supervisor Mark Medina over a lack of services to CSA. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

CSAs at odds with county, threaten class-action lawsuit

As one CSA accuses county of incompetence and threatens law suit, Supervisor Mark Medina says county is taking CSA monies and not providing services neighborhoods have paid for.

Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with outside consultant to come up with fees. Photos by John Chadwell.


Supervisors approve move to impose fees on CSAs

After years of mismanaging community service areas, and the fact there is no full-time employee to coordinate them, the county is hiring a consultant to devise fees and tax assessments.


Government / Politics

Ridgemark HOA and county at odds over CSA monies being spent on roads

With more than $500k in Ridgemark CSA account, home owners want to use it to repair roads. At first, Supervisor Muenzer said they can't, but county is researching CSA to see if there are options to use money.