A medical cannabis recommendation clinic with several licensed physicians will not be allowed to operate at a former bank in the historic center of San Juan Bautista, according to a decision by the city’s planning commission during its Tuesday...
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.,...
When Hollister residents in the west and central regions of the city turn on their taps in the next couple months, the water that flows should be of a better quality than it is currently thanks to a new...
San Juan Bautista’s website is set to receive a facelift.The Community Foundation for San Benito County Grants Committee recently approved a Community Impact Matching Grant for an upgrade of http://www.sanjuanbautistaca.com. The San Juan Committee is partnering with the foundation...
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...
Arcade video games and an ambrosial selection of fizzy drinks are the stuff of dreams to an eighties kid, and for both, there is Sweet Machine, San Juan Bautista’s newest business in its historic downtown.Classic games like Millipede, Frogger,...
Caltrans is set to close a portion of Highway 129 near the San Benito/Santa Cruz County line for five days.The closure is expected to start Sunday, April 30 at 9 p.m. and end Friday, May 5 at 11 p.m,...
While California takes steps toward saving the environment, restaurants need to catch up.Walk out of a restaurant with leftovers and you’re likely carrying styrofoam containers with plastic utensils and straws. All of which could end up in a landfill...
San Juan Bautista council members are expected to start the development process for hiring a new city manager at next week’s meeting.Current City Manager Roger Grimsley announced last year that he intended to retire, according to Mayor Chris Martorana....
With nicknames like Coach Ice, Cat Nip, Busty Bandaid, Maliciousness, Gin Atomic, Pistol Patti and Irish Kreemd’R, it would be easy to discount the Faultline Derby Devilz as a recreational roller derby team with nothing better to do than...

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After all the work home gardeners have done preparing garden beds, pulling weeds and irrigating, summer is normally a time of plenty. Plenty to...

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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...