Inaka's parklet in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

SJB Council votes to not reopen outdoor dining

Outgoing member Dan De Vries claims there’s no scientific evidence that eating outside results in dangerous rates of COVID-19 spread.

Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: San Juan Bautista City Council

Four candidates compete for two seats.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista conducting a median income survey

The city is looking to be reclassified as a disadvantaged community.

Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista fills Urban Growth Boundary Committee

Council candidate Jackie Morris-Lopez selected for public-at-large seat.

Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista adopts face mask penalties

Hollister to consider citation ordinance next month; county supervisors move on to other business.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

Nomination period extended for San Juan Bautista offices

Currently, no one has qualified to run for city treasurer or city clerk.

San Juan Bautista Councilman John Freeman. File photo.

Government / Politics

John Freeman seeking reelection to San Juan Bautista City Council

Freeman writes that he is running again to complete important projects such as improving the city drinking water and wastewater treatment system.

Dan De Vries. Photo courtesy of Dan De Vries.

Government / Politics

SJB Councilman Dan De Vries won’t seek reelection

He previously held seats on San Juan and San Benito County Planning Commissions.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

SJB Council seeks member of public to serve on Urban Growth Boundary Committee

Interested residents can fill out attached application and turn it in at City Hall.

City Well #2. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

San Juan City Council receives 80-page water report

Councilman Cesar Flores says the city is facing $800,000 in penalties.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista applying for $65K housing production grant

City Manager will use funds to update accessory dwelling unit design guidelines and inclusionary ordinance.

Polk Street near City Hall in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Study finds San Juan Bautista under-funding street maintenance

City scores 62 out of 100 on its pavement condition index.

Una Mas Saloon in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista council mulls closing bar over occupancy violations

Customers at Una Mas Saloon were reportedly shoulder-to-shoulder on Memorial Day, but owner says that’s false.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista council approves outdoor business operations on Third Street

Program will run at least six months to help local merchants.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista looks to reopen parts of city

Working in accord with state rules, City Council discusses expanding outdoor dining, waiving business license fees, and orders the post office lobby open 24/7.