Ted Theony at San Justo School. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Housing / Land Use

Caltrans assists in preserving historic building

A San Benito County landmark—an old school building—is saved from destruction by help from Caltrans planners.

Historic Casa Rosa building in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Housing / Land Use

Casa Rosa redesign moves forward after SJB council denies appeal

Neighbor cites concerns about density and parking requirements.

A cyclist rides past La Casa Rosa in San Juan Bautista. File photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

SJB planners approve new Casa Rosa plans

Design includes three one-bedroom residential units and restoring the restaurant and bar.

La Casa Rosa on Third Street in San Juan Bautista. The San Juan Bautista City Council voted on April 2 to secure the balcony of the historic building instead of removing it per recommendation from the Historic Resources Board. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista agrees to secure La Casa Rosa balcony

Residents urge the City Council not to remove the balcony if it isn’t necessary.

A cyclist rides past La Casa Rosa in San Juan Bautista, where the sidewalk is blocked under the building's balcony. The city closed off the sidewalk in front of 107 Third Street in September 2018 after receiving a safety complaint. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Historic Resources Board says remove La Casa Rosa balcony to make building safe

Sidewalk under balcony closed since September 2018 due to safety complaint.

A cyclist rides past La Casa Rosa in San Juan Bautista, where the sidewalk is blocked. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Historic La Casa Rosa in San Juan Bautista declared a nuisance

City mulls penalties, lawsuit against owner.