Todd Cushman spoke at the May 15 San Benito County Planning Commission meeting and said Aromas residents don't support developing along Highway 101, citing water and traffic concerns. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Agriculture

County Planning Commission approves Highway 101 commercial nodes

Residents oppose zoning change, want area to remain rural.

Image by Flickr user Eric Chan shows intersection where city hall is located in San Juan Bautista.

Business / Economy

San Juan Public Financing Authority weighs bonds of $12M

City calls on new financing arm to consider refinancing debt for water systems

Image courtesy of Jason McCormick shows bridge at Cienega and Hospital roads.

Business / Economy

County mulls higher taxes, more debt for road work

Local governments could impose additional taxes on local sales to secure municipal bonds, and fund highway and road projects across San Benito County.