Settling Pond at the San Juan Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista selects path to resolve water problems

City will send waste water to Hollister and import water from West Hills Water Treatment Plant.

Settling Pond at the San Juan Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Environment / Nature

San Juan Bautista accepts EPA terms on water issues

A first step toward resolving years of water quality problems.

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Health

OPINION: We need the EPA

Federal environmental regulations to clean up our air and water have been a huge success story, and younger readers might not know this history

The massive explosion is one of many over next few days.

Fire in the hole! as bomb squad blows up tons of unstable explosives

Federal, county agencies and Monterey Bomb Squad blow up tons of explosives left unattended near Hollister

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Police / Fire

Explosives clean-up in San Benito County this week

Agencies are teaming up to detonate explosive materials in dirt trenches this week

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Quicksilver Chronicles and other New Idria Happenings

New Idria resident and local artist Kate Woods reports from New Idria