Judge Omar Rodriguez says PORC could have collected signatures for a referendum but chose to not do so.
County also takes steps to recoup costs from landslides on Southside Road in 2018.
Land use group says supervisors and developers have eroded their success with the No on Measure K initiative from the March primary election.
Judge says the ordinances that rezoned the property were not included in Measure K.
District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes about the initiative's upside and why he urged Preserve Our Rural Communities to suspend the campaign after the pandemic struck.
29 acres are now zoned commercial thoroughfare (C-1).
San Benito Citizens for a Brighter Future co-founder Mia Casey writes about a virtual town hall put on by Betabel Project owner Rider McDowell.
Judge Breen gives PORC 30 additional days to pursue land use referendum.
County and property owners will present arguments at May 19 hearing.
Members of Preserve Our Rural Communities focus on staying safe.
"The proponents of a radical initiative have picked the worst possible time to put a stranglehold on the local economy," writes Salvador Mora.
PORC wants the city to establish an urban growth boundary.
FAQ about the controversial ballot measure on commercial zoning and development along Highway 101.
It would rescind numerous commercial node designations and require voter approval of zoning changes affecting ag or rural properties. Supervisor Anthony Botelho says the potential referendum would ‘hijack’ San Benito County’s General Plan.
SBC and Hollister are also in litigation with developers over annexation fees.