This may be great weather for weekend fun, but a continued lack of rainfall has state and federal officials worried about a return of...
The head of the local water conservation agency told Hollister council members Monday that although the area has experienced about 12 inches of precipitation this rainy season, it wasn’t nearly enough to get the community out of the four-year drought.
The latest storms that started Friday dropped a sum of 2.39 inches in the Hollister area, bringing the seasonal precipitation total to an amount equaling that of an entire, average rain season, according to a National Weather Service forecaster.
Since the news always carries such a negative tone, this column will end 2015 with a bad and positive spin on some of the biggest local stories from the past year.
Warm weather made air conditioning a hot topic at a Hollister School District special board meeting this week.
The San Benito County Business Council is hosting a water information forum from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at San Juan Oaks located at 3825 Union Road outside Hollister, according to announcement from the organization.
It's about to get more expensive to take a shower or use the bathroom in San Juan Bautista. Mission City officials also put questions out there as to why districts such as Hollister and Sunnyslope continue to use tiered rate structures despite a recent court ruling, in San Juan Capistrano, barring the practice.
San Benito County residents are buying in to a turf removal program put together by the local water conservation agency.
The San Benito County Water District board last week approved shifting the head manager’s $20,000 health allocation into his base salary, taking it to $214,000 annually.
With landscapes drying up in California’s drought conditions, local water districts are contending with something else drying up with them—revenues.
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