JJ's Burgers owner Jesus Zavela. The burger joint is one of three San Juan Bautista restaurants participating in the Great Plates Delivered program. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

Great Plates Delivered lends a hand to seniors and restaurants

State-sponsored meal program runs through mid-June and aims to provide free breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Supervisor Jim Gillio asked Caltrans representatives to explain to South County residents the plans for the State Route 25 Curve Restoration Project. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Cost to fix botched portion of State Route 25 jumps to $11.3 million

Residents are unhappy about the increase and that designs were drawn up before they could weigh in.