County supervisors discussed using SB-1 funds for future road repair at a Tuesday meeting. SB-1 raised the gas tax and vehicle fees in California in order to generate money to fix roads throughout the state. Management Analyst Louie Valdez explained to...
Three local planning commissions are expected to hold a joint meeting Tuesday night at the Veteran's Memorial Building. Planning commissioners from Hollister, San Juan Bautista and San Benito County are expected to discuss five topics that include capital improvement projects, plan for...
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,...
County Interim Director of Transportation Larry Perlin addressed the state of Lovers Lane and other county roads during a Tuesday meeting. Perlin is one of two hired consultants, the other being James Walgren, to oversee the county’s Resource Management Agency...
An accident at the John Smith Landfill on Thursday morning resulted in the death of an employee with the contracted operator, a county supervisor confirmed. The man killed Thursday was Alfredo P. Cannella, 65, according to Capt. Eric Taylor with...
The victim in Monday's fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 101 has been identified as Joseph Porter, 36, of Hollister. The accident happened shortly before 4 p.m. Monday. Porter had been southbound on a 2016 Yamaha and struck a 2007 Ford...
A 36-year-old Hollister man died in a vehicle accident Monday on Highway 101 south of Monterey Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident happened at 3:52 p.m. The Hollister man had been southbound on a 2016 Yamaha and...
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...
The Highway 156 expansion remains a couple years away from starting, but that didn’t stop the California State Governor’s Office from including it on a list of key infrastructure projects released this week. In 2008, Caltrans approved an environmental impact...
Recent storms left locals huddled in their homes, but the Hollister Fire Department braved the rain to rescue residents from rising waters. Recent rainfall caused chaos in the Lovers Lane area of the county. Earlier this month, county inspection teams...

San Benito Magazine

Teaching out of the box

Chris Evans has teaching in his blood. His father was a teacher, his brother was a teacher, so...

Latest news

SJB picks alternate school solar project

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District’s Board of Trustees has approved an alternative plan for the positioning of solar panels in the...

History comes alive