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April 15, 2024

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Letter: Youth support robotics and the environment

Enlightening how certain events, photos or occurrences can influence our thinking.   The Free Lance (April21) front page demonstrated how Hollister High students engage with the...

CA Attorney General intervenes in Amah Mutsun lawsuit

California Attorney General Rob Bonta is stepping in on behalf of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in their lawsuit against San Benito County to...

Hundreds join rally against Gilroy mining proposal

Hundreds of people rallied against a proposed mining project south of Gilroy in front of Santa Clara County government buildings on Sept. 10, at...

Developer scales back Sargent Mine plans 

In an effort to minimize impacts on wildlife and tribal resources, as well as to satisfy critics of the proposed Sargent Mine in southern...

Human rights commission opposes Sargent Mine

The Santa Clara County Human Rights Commission last week voted to help the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band protect its sacred ancestral lands—known as Juristac—from...

Land Trust acquires 540-acre property near SJB

This week, The Trust for Public Land announced its acquisition of the historic Nyland property in San Benito County. The 540-acre land is located...

Amah Mutsun Tribe seeks to stop Betabel Road development

San Benito County officials declined to stop contractors from working on the Betabel Road development off Highway 101, despite a recent demand from the...

Guest view: Amah Mutsun oppose building on Betabel land

For our tribe, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, Betabel is much, much more than a vacant lot conveniently located by a Highway 101 offramp. Positioned at the confluence of the San Benito and Pajaro Rivers, where earthquake faults also meet, the Betabel area is a place of power where, for countless generations, our people came together for healing and renewal.

Local tribe reinforces opposition to Serra sainthood

The local Amah Mutsun tribe is reinforcing its opposition to the sainthood of Junipero Serra through a letter recently sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Sargent Ranch up for auction

Sargent Ranch, on 6,500 acres of pristine and undeveloped land just west of San Benito County, is up for public auction this month.