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Business / Economy

County seeks applicants for COVID-19 Disaster Small Business Relief grant program

Grants of up to $15,000 may be used for expenses associated with re-opening businesses in compliance with state and local requirements, payroll, business lease or rent and more.

Map of potential commercial and industrial node sites in San Benito County as per the 2035 General Plan. Photo provided by San Benito County Business Council.

Housing / Land Use

SBC Business Council supports consideration of Highway 101 commercial nodes

Following the new zoning designation, the Business Council further encourages in-depth review of the opportunities at each node based on individual unique merits and impacts.

EDC Interim Executive Director Randy Starbuck (standing) ignites discussion between workshop attendees. Photos by Melissa Melton.

Business / Economy

County’s economic development group shares plans to improve local economy

Area organizations attend a workshop on business retention/growth, multi-agency collaboration and tourism marketing plan.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership’s Housing 101 Comes to San Benito County

The purpose of the forum is to build more awareness of San Benito County’s housing efforts and MBEP’s housing initiative aimed at increasing housing supply across our region that addresses all income levels.

Business / Economy

Two Hollister businesses enter startup challenge finals

Arti-Culture and Ohana Shave Ice enter the final round for Startup Challenge Monterey Bay. While this is Arti-Culture's first entry, Ohana came in second place last year in the Main Street Division.

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Agriculture

Business Council gears up for 2017

Transportation issues continue to be a source of frustration locally

Chavez Wyatt (lt) thanks Barr (rt) for 12 years of leadership

Business / Economy

Barr steps down as president of Business Council

After 12 years, Larry Barr steps down as president of the San Benito County Business Council. Vice-president Bob Tiffany will take the helm.