Salinas-based Taylor Farms announced April 11 that it purchased organic grower Earthbound Farm of San Juan Bautista.. Privately held Earthbound Farm, billed as the largest producer of organic salads in the United States, has...
This isn't your grandad's cannabis business—unless your grandfather happens to be Captain Kirk. High Sierra Analytics in Hollister expects to open its cannabis testing laboratory within a month, in an industry that has lots...
Lettuce growers along the Central Coast, including San Benito County, were in the cross-hairs of federal investigators Monday, Nov. 26, less than a week after the government warned consumers, grocers and restaurants nationwide to destroy all romaine...
When Bonino brothers, Russ and Brent, were still little tykes running around on their family ranch off Fitzgerald Avenue in San Martin, they put their two heads together and came up with the idea to sell pears from the...
The Tognetti sisters, Andrea and Nancy, always loved being on the family ranch with their parents and brothers, playing in the fields and on the tractors. Throughout childhood and into their high school years, they even helped...
While most Americans drift further and further from their agricultural past, the business of farming is still booming. But it is changing—and technology is a big part of that. At a May 22 public panel discussion, California Secretary of Food...
Where was your romaine lettuce grown? If it was grown in California—where most romaine and other lettuce varieties grow—it is safe to eat. If not, throw it out. The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
The announcement this week from China that it intends to impose retaliatory tariffs on 128 U.S. products sent shock waves across U.S. agriculture, especially in California. Among the Chinese targets are some of the biggest money crops in San Benito...
Early this month, Mike and Mary Howard were busy making their usual plans for Valentine’s Day: preparing special menu items for more than 150 neighbors and friends at their Inn at Tres Piño restaurant. It may not seem romantic, but...
Early this month, Mike and Mary Howard were busy making their usual plans for Valentine’s Day: preparing special menu items for more than 150 neighbors and friends at their Inn at Tres Pinos restaurant. It may not seem romantic, but...

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City of history celebrates 150 years

With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate. 

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