After receiving comments from residents during a public hearing, San Benito County supervisors on Tuesday delayed the approval of a cannabis business ordinance.The item, which deals with cannabis cultivation for medical use only, will be continued to the...
County supervisors Tuesday extended the window for a public hearing related to the county’s temporary cannabis cultivation ordinance.The board’s unanimous decision gave applicants a 180-day extension for the public hearing. A future date for the hearing has yet to...
The San Benito County Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo is set for June 23-25, 2017 at Bolado Park. Check out the full schedule of events below or go to SanBenitoCountyRodeo.com for more.2017 Schedule of Events                                                        FRIDAY, JUNE 23rd, ELIMINATIONS-8:00 a.m.:...
So captivated by the mushroom, Egyptian pharaohs considered the famous fungi food for royalty and decreed that no commoner should touch them. The Egyptians were not alone in their reverence for the mushroom. Various civilizations in history have placed...
California might be leaving one drought behind, but there’s another affecting San Benito County: labor shortage in agriculture.San Benito County Farm Bureau Board Member Richard Bianchi said the region has experienced a labor shortage for the last five to...
County Resource Management Agency Director Brent Barnes resigned Wednesday.“He announced his retirement at the Planning Commission meeting,” Supervisor Jerry Muenzer said. “I believe he’s pretty much retired now.”Supervisor Robert Rivas said he received a call from the County Administrative...
As June approaches the Chamber of Commerce wanted the public to know that they will no longer be hosting the Annual Saddle Horse Show Parade, typically held the Thursday night before the Rodeo. According to Juli Vieira, Chamber CEO,”...
Rain passed through the region this weekend, but didn’t devastate homes and roads like in months prior.Recent rainfall and flooding over the last couple months caused San Benito County to declare a local emergency for flooding in the areas...
Local deputies located lost hikers in the Clear Creek area over the weekend and helped rescue after a vehicle incident, according to a sheriff's office press release.The two people from San Francisco are ages 44 and 37, according to...
While Santa Cruz just dealt with an immigration raid, Hollister’s undocumented immigrants have been safe to this point.Immigration and Customs Enforcement is conducting immigration raids across the country. A raid took place in Santa Cruz on Feb. 13, but...

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Taqueria evokes cuisine of Baja, CA

A happy donkey holding a burrito greets motorists as they enter Hollister along Fourth Street.The large sign adorns the top of El Burrito, a...