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New wheels for watershed steward

For years, Monica Garcia has roughed it along the Pajaro River watershed in her motorized wheelchair, where she’s helped volunteers clean up the ever-constant...

Quarry project adds trucks to Highway 25

A flood control project underway in South Santa Clara County has resulted in an increase in trucks along Highway 25, which are hauling dirt to Graniterock’s Southside Sand and Gravel quarry in Tres Pinos.

Granite Rock fined for Clean Water Act violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requiring Granite Rock to control stormwater runoff and improve oil spill prevention at California facilities. The federal agency...

Donations still needed toward ’12 Days’ match

While the 12 Days of Giving campaign held a finale on Dec. 8, residents can continue to give to the campaign through the end of the month with a total match of up to $20,000 for every dollar donated through the end of 2012.

Graniterock workers protest labor talks outside quarry

Graniterock workers claiming unfair labor negotiations picketed outside the A. R. Wilson Quarry in Tres Pinos Monday as part of a protest established by the Operating Engineer’s Local 3.

The Oil Play: Technology, market stir renewed interest in San Benito...

Over the years, County Supervisor Jerry Muenzer’s Tres Pinos property has drawn intermittent interest from people in the oil industry. From time to time, he’s been paid for the right to survey his land in search of deposits.

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