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Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista Planning Commission to hear proposal for Formula One racetrack project

Silicon Valley developer hopes to bring racetrack, luxury hotel and condos to San Benito County. San Juan Bautista mayor says neither city nor county have infrastructure to support venture

Laynee Reyna kept the event organized.


California Indian Market and Peace Dance celebrates culture

The 33rd annual event in San Juan got people involved in the arts and dance

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Community Foundation provides support for adobe wall restoration project

Funding aids Native Daughters of the Golden West's preservation of historic San Juan Building

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Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista to host water forum Jan. 14

The public is encouraged to attend and ask questions. A City Council goal-setting workshop will follow

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Government / Politics

San Juan has vacancies on planning commission, historic resources board

Applications to fill vacancies are due by Oct. 28

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Government / Politics

Nomination window for elected SJB positions opening soon

Four-year terms available for two city council seats as well as the city clerk and treasurer positions

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Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista considers private security to augment sheriff’s patrols

Officials are considering paying a private company to provide patrols during overnight periods

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Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista moves to regulate tobacco sales

Council members pass a motion to introduce an ordinance requiring licensing of tobacco retailers and add penalties for sale to minors

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Government / Politics

Potential 45-home project moves forward in San Juan Bautista

Council approve pre-zoning of 13.3 acres to low-density residential


Children and Youth

Park is a beacon of pride for San Juan Bautista

The Rotary Club of San Juan Bautista won a Community Impact Grant award that will help fund Phase Two of the Verutti Park Project


Art & Culture

Vertigo Coffee Holds Latte Art Throwdown in San Juan

Event brought a crowd, and creative baristas, to the newly-expanded San Juan Bautista business



Drought to force mandatory water restrictions

Local officials to discuss ways to reach mandatory 25 percent reduction in water use