San Benito County Administration Building. File Photo.

News

San Benito County amends Civil Grand Jury compensation

Jurors will be paid state minimum for up to eight meetings per month, including committee work.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Grand Jury

This community opinion was contributed by community member Kenneth Kovanda.  The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent BenitoLink or other affiliated contributors. I served on the Grand Jury for two years and back then our budget was $19,000, but we had to pay rent to use a room at the sheriff’s office that came out of our budget. We

The Superior Court of California in San Benito County is located at 450 Fourth Street in Hollister. File photo.

Former grand jury members call for repeal

Ex-foreman and forewoman say a 2015 county ordinance obstructs investigations of county departments.

Government / Politics

Civil Grand Jury claims supes stymying research again

The most recent report cites lack of funding and a skeptical Board of Supervisors as difficulties for the Grand Jury

Hear California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom https://archive.org/details/Lt.Gov.GavinNewsomCivilGrandJuryPsa60

Children and Youth

Civil Grand Jury Needs a Few More Volunteers

Five more volunteers needed.