Councilman Marty Richman said it is not fair to the public if he cannot serve at 100% capacity. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

In declining health, Hollister Councilman Marty Richman to resign

Cancer diagnosis follows two recent incidents.

Councilman Marty Richman apologized for his vote to hire Paul Eckert as city manager, saying he made a mistake in only considering his technical qualifications. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council grants severance pay to resigned city manager

In resignation letter, Paul Eckert says he will ‘likely’ take legal action against those he accuses of slandering him.

Resident Elia Salinas speaks during public comment before the Hollister City Council went into a two-hour closed session meeting on Nov. 13. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister interim city manager resigns two days after closed-door meeting

Council will discuss what happened at its Nov. 18 session.

RMA Director John Guertin gave a road report to the San Benito County Board of Supervisors on March 19, the same day he resigned. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

San Benito County Resource Management Agency director resigns

Staff announces John Guertin's departure at Planning Commission meeting.

Mayor Cesar Flores reads City Manager Michaele LaForge's resignation letter during the San Juan Bautista City Council special meeting on Feb. 25. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista sets salary for temporary manager position

City Manager Michaele LaForge’s final day set for March 7.

Michaele LaForge follows up with Lab Technician and Water Operator for San Juan Bautista Luis Vasquez while he tests nitrate levels for a potential fourth well for San Juan Bautista. File photo by Becky Bonner.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Manager submits resignation notice

Michaele LaForge is expected to receive a performance evaluation at a Feb. 25 special meeting of the San Juan Bautista City Council. Council members will also consider appointing an interim city manager.

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Carter resigns as fair CEO; Tobias gets interim title

After two years at the helm, Donnette Carter Silva is heading back to the Central Valley; Dara Tobias named interim CEO/fair manager

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Government / Politics

Nine city employees take resignation/retirement deal

City to pay out about $498K in effort to save more long-term