Three cannabis companies operate out of the same building on Shelton Drive. Higher Level of Care will run its dispensary from the front part of the building. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Higher Level of Care wins permit for cannabis dispensary

City anticipates it will open in spring.

San Juan Bautista City Hall


San Juan Bautista City Council holds first reading of cannabis ordinance

City council members held a public hearing on a proposed cannabis ordinance. The implementation of the ordinance is contingent upon a citywide tax gaining voter approval in November.


Police / Fire

Huge pot bust in rural San Benito County

Multi-agency raid nets tens of thousands of plants worth an estimated $225 million, plus a cache of weapons

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Police / Fire

Pot bust nets half a ton of marijuana, 12 arrests

Betabel Road facility contained $1.25 million worth of marijuana