Rider McDowell. Photo provided.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: Questions answered about Betabel

Creator Rider McDowell responds to questions about the project off Highway 101.

Betabel Project Drawing, from R. McDowell. Provided by Mia Casey.


COMMUNITY OPINION: The Betabel Project: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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.

Image provided by Rider McDowell.


COMMENTARY: McDowell Charity Trust-funded research for cancer leads to possible breakthrough

Betabel Project creator Rider McDowell writes about progress made in treating medulloblastoma, a form of pediatric brain cancer.

Betabel Road Project for Pediatric Cancer Research. Photo provided by Rider McDowell.

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COLUMN: On the Hwy 101 Betabel Road project

McDowell family said profits from proposed commercial development will go toward pediatric cancer research.