Strada Verde Illustrative Site Plan. Image from the Initiative.

Business / Economy

Strada Verde project files petition signatures

San Benito County Office of Elections is now verifying signers.

Retired San Benito County employees stand to show support for a petition requesting full health benefits and reimbursement at a Feb. 18, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

Retired employees submit petition to supervisors demanding full health coverage

Seventy-two former county workers claim it was promised to them.

Ann-Marie Sayers speaks at a PORC demonstration in July against the Highway 101 commercial nodes. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

San Benito residents will vote on Hwy 101 nodes in March

Supervisors accept signatures for referendum; 1,224 more than required.

The 400 block at the corner of Fourth Street and San Benito Street. The Vault building, owned by Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, sits in the background. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Attorney General decision goes against petition to stop sale of 400 block

Hollister residents and city officials have waited since September 2017 to hear back from the state attorney general on whether a referendum could be added to the November ballot. Word came back that it cannot.

Save Small Internet Service Providers

On Feb 26 FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is calling a vote to reclassify all Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as public utilities. This may seem reasonable. However, it will essentially shut down most small ISPs serving rural areas.