Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Contributed Articles

Federal funding to help California expand electric vehicle charging network

Funding will expand electric vehicle charging stations along the state’s interstates and highways.

The section of McCarthy Street between Alvarado Street and Chappell Road is one of the six streets to be repaired. Photo by John Chadwell.


Hollister council approves $625K bid for road rehabilitation

Gilroy-based McKim Corporation will make pavement upgrades to portions of five Hollister roads.

San Benito High School. Photo by John Chadwell.


COLUMN: Maximizing your investment in the San Benito High School experience

Shawn Tennenbaum and John Corrigan write about the campus infrastructure upgrades.

New housing units are still within the growth rate under the city's growth management plan. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

What is smart growth?

Local politicians and county residents explain what smart growth means to them


Government / Politics

Transportation infrastructure funding request includes Highway 156 between San Juan and Hollister

State Route 156 in San Benito County makes the list of projects that could benefit from increased funding provided to the state by the federal government

homes under construction.jpg

COMMENTARY: Local Government Erroneously Blames Growth Problems On Others

The truth is that the majority of growth-related problems are public sector failures


Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Council Moves Toward Water Fee Changes

Councilmembers also heard a request for support of a planned low-power FM radio station

SBHS Plan_1.png

Government / Politics

I’m Supporting Measure G, the High School Bond

At some point all infrastructure needs major upgrades - we are way beyond that.