Outdoor gym equipment and handball courts may be in the pipeline for McCarthy Street Park thanks to a nearly $700,000 grant the City of Hollister was recently awarded by the state.While the process is expected to take up...
San Juan Bautista planning commissioners will revisit an ambitious proposal to transform a nearby 550-acre ranch into a world-class car racing destination at its regular meeting next week. On August 1, the five-member board will hear from WY2M, Inc.,...
Until recently, development in Hollister moved at a snail’s pace. After 15 million gallons of wastewater spilled into the San Benito River in 2002 the state imposed a six-year building moratorium on the San Benito County city. When the...
Environmental groups have reached a settlement agreement with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Con Edison Development over the size and location of the Panoche Valley Solar Farm.The settlement agreement is between the Sierra Club, Defenders of...
Rough roads and crowded highways took center stage at a congenial lunch-and-learn community discussion session held by the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce July 12.Chamber members met at the stylish, new Marriott Hotel at 390 Gateway Drive in...
In between the mighty waves of the Central Coast and the majestic heights of Yosemite, is Casa de Fruta in the Pacheco Valley, a roadside oasis along Highway 152 that has been offering commuters and holidaymakers a chance to...
San Benito County Supervisors received a disconcerting update about the Panoche Valley Solar Farm on Tuesday.“They raped and pillaged us again,” Supervisor Jerry Muenzer said about the 26,000-acre solar  project in San Benito County that promised to generate...
Beer and wine lovers now have a place to imbibe together, the 18th Barrel in historic San Juan Bautista.The combination craft beer and wine tasting room removes the stress of deciding between the glory of the vine or the...
The San Benito Community Food Bank is currently undergoing renovations that will revolutionize food service in the county.The local nonprofit rented their current location at 1133 San Felipe Road for a decade, but purchased the building last year.“Through a...
While this year’s raging winter storms are long gone, the county is still working on repairing the damaged levee the rains left behind.Rainfall and flooding earlier this year caused San Benito County to declare a flooding emergency in the...

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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...