Henry Garcia shows Henry Rhunke where the proposed River Walk Trail will circle the Betabel property. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Wildlife refuge phase of Betabel Road project begins

Herman Garcia says he’ll seek funding from Silicon Valley companies to build the environmental portion.


Barn owl boxes installed near San Benito River

Graniterock and two nonprofits partner to aid wildlife restoration in Hollister.

Herman Garcia pulling illegal traps out of the Pajaro River. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Environment / Nature

Herman Garcia pushes for watershed restoration through two controversial projects

CHEER's efforts have cleared out tons of trash and enabled steelhead trout to return to the San Benito River after 75 years.