County supervisors decided against the realignment of John Smith Road in favor of repairing the last half-mile section. Graniterock crews worked on repaving the road July 8. Photos by John Chadwell.


Repaving begins on half-mile section of John Smith Road

Completion expected July 12.

It is estimated it will take nearly $350,000 to repair a half-mile stretch of John Smith Road. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Supervisors aim to expedite improvements for John Smith Road

Board plans April vote to consider spending $350,000 on resurfacing a half-mile strip of road.

Big rig trucks of all types drive on John Smith Road every day. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Potholes on John Smith Road beat up cars, fray nerves

Resident says county can't fix the road or communicate with constituents.


Government / Politics

County approves additional $135K for study on damage to roads from garbage trucks

Consultant will study the cost of damage to roads by out-of-area garbage trucks bringing waste to the local landfill

File photo by Leslie David shows Santa Ana Valley Road.


Regulatory requirements thwart local plan for motocross facility

Up to six tracks were planned for land along John Smith Road near county landfill

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Government / Politics

Board Of Supervisors Approve Resource Recovery Park Zoning Change

San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved the zoning change of the proposed Resource Recovery Park


Government / Politics

Supervisors De La Cruz And Rivas Hear Resource Recovery Park Concerns

Second of two meetings to communicate concerns over the upcoming BOS decision to re-zone County property on John Smith Road