Satellite view of San Benito County with project location highlighted. Image courtesy of Goggle Earth and provided by Wayne Norton.

Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Stop personal attacks, let project stand on its own merits

SBC Supervisor candidate Wayne Norton writes about proposed development at Betabel.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: What does it mean to preserve our rural community?

Jennifer Egan gives her take on the issue of development along Highway 101.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Sam Farr to San Benito—Stay poor my friends

Marty Richman writes that San Benito County needs more revenue to support its residents; without it the county will just become a sleepy backwater and pocket of poverty.

Supervisor Anthony Botelho at a board retreat. File photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: An open letter to Sam Farr

Supervisor Anthony Botelho writes about Measure K and the Highway 101 nodes.

The Superior Court of California in San Benito County is located at 450 Fourth Street in Hollister. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Benito County faces lawsuits on hwy nodes, retiree health plans

SBC and Hollister are also in litigation with developers over annexation fees.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: The right answer for Highway 101 commercial nodes

Hollister Councilman Marty Richman writes that the answer to the commercial node issue is in the county's General Plan.