San Juan Bautista City Manager Roger Grimsely abruptly resigned Tuesday during closed session at the city council meeting.Grimsely, who was also the city engineer, announced last year his intention to retire.While the city council in March said...
For seventy-five years Emelda Lugo Rozas occupied the house at 31 Polk Street in San Juan Bautista.There, with husband Ambrosio, she raised 12 children and lived to be 104 years old.The wooden structure, now called Rozas House, is an...
At the same meeting the San Juan Bautista City Council decided to hire a cannabis consultant, city leaders moved to draft an ordinance that would ban recreational cannabis businesses within city limits before the state is expected to start...
Collecting is more than a passion for Hollister antiques dealer, Sherry Dolfin.“It’s an affliction,” said the proprietor of Sherry’s Adoptable Dolls & Antiques at 890 San Benito Street, between smothered bursts of laughter.Dolfin, and business partner, Claudia Arnold, are...
Caltrans will commence a vegetation and brush control project on Highway 129 starting Thursday, August 10.The vegetation control project will reduce the threat of brush fires in the area and improve sight distance for all travelers, according to a...
San Juan Bautista residents crowded city hall to speak out against a proposed Formula One Grand Prix racetrack at a Tuesday meeting of the city planning commission.The proposal, Motor & Technology Center of Excellence, includes a raceway, convention center,...
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...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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