Paul Stephens, senior development partner at Hawkins Companies, said the buildings will continue to go up, but the parking lot can't be completed until PG&E finishes with electrical and gas installation.

Business / Economy

PG&E problems will delay opening of Hollister shopping center

Aspen Dental, Smashburger, Hokulia Shave Ice and more are affected.

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Housing / Land Use

BLM Central Coast field office releases final environmental analysis for oil and gas

Planning document analyzes six alternative approaches to oil and gas leasing and development, specifies which lands would be open and the stipulations to be applied to protect resources.


Housing / Land Use

Fracking opponents, BLM talk future oil and gas leases in county

BLM pitches plans to lease public lands for gas and oil exploration as anti-fracking protesters argue for local control

Image of San Benito County, courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management

Business / Economy

Supes, Citadel trade shots over debt to Center for Biological Diversity

Supervisors say Citadel owes taxpayers $262,500; but oil company said it is appealing California court's decision, claiming that the debt issue should be decided in court

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Business / Economy

Oil companies, county officials shed light on constitutional concerns of Measure J

County receives letter from California Resources Corp., sounding alarm over applicability of regulation as result of Measure J.

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Federal oil and gas lease moratorium in San Benito County to continue for two years

Ruling doesn't impact ongoing operations or drilling on private land


Housing / Land Use

State Water Board Public Meeting to Develop Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring Related to Gas/Oil Wells

Stakeholder Meeting to Develop Groundwater Monitoring Model Critera for Oil and Gas Areas