Nearly two dozen people came to the Don't Dump on San Benito forum to hear about the county's move to expand the John Smith Landfill. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Don’t Dump on San Benito group holds information forum

The meeting on the future of the John Smith Landfill covers traffic, toxins and alternatives to expansion.

Strada Verde Land Use Plan. Image from the Initiative.


San Benito County to hold two Strada Verde EIR scoping meetings

Sessions set for April 27 and 28.

Concept drawing of the high-speed rail. Image courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.


High-Speed Rail Authority releases EIR for San Jose-to-Merced section

Document will be reviewed on April 20 and 21.

A truck heads into the John Smith Road Landfill. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Environment / Nature

Public can still comment on draft environmental report for proposed landfill expansion

Deadline to submit comments is March 23.

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San Juan strategic plan committees, General Plan draft EIR meetings scheduled

Public input is invited at meetings that will help shape the future of "The City of History"

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Draft EIR Public Review Draws Few Comments

Planners Receive Little Public Comment for County's 35 Year General Plan