San Benito County Local News


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02/20/2024
The Legislative Analyst’s Office projects the 2024-25 shortfall at $73 billion, putting more pressure on legislators and the governor to find savings.

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02/20/2024
Transportation Planner Douglas Kean says less than 1% of county residents use San Benito County’s public transit system and that transit operations need to be fundamentally restructured.

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02/20/2024
California’s Elections Code provides for County Central Committees for each of the state’s major political parties, to be elected every four years during the presidential primary.

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02/20/2024
One of the biggest properties on Cannery Row has a new identity, after several years dark. Tipsy Putt soft opened in the former Cannery Row Brewing Company.

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02/19/2024
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Caltrans released a how-to video on Youtube advising travelers how to approach and navigate the new intersection, which is the first of its kind in California.

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02/19/2024
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Nearly four months after forming a bipartisan select committee, Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas announced legislation to combat shoplifting and organized retail theft.

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02/19/2024
Members of the California Faculty Association approve a two-year agreement that the union and administration hammered out after a strike last month that lasted one day.

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02/19/2024
California’s latest Master Plan for Aging underscores the need for policies to address the challenges aging populations face. But it fails to portray the realities for older adults in rural areas, who are at greater risk of poverty.

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02/19/2024
With the dust settled after the Feb. 19 bill introduction deadline, the California Legislature’s count for new bills this year is 2,124.

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02/19/2024
Artists sold chosen pieces in celebration of San Benito Agricultural Land Trust’s 30th anniversary.

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02/16/2024
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Baler sophomore wins spot on the U-17 squad and sparkles in CONCACAF tourney in Mexico.

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02/16/2024
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Residents will vote March 5 in the District 1 race for a seat on the San Benito County Board of Supervisors, with incumbent Dom Zanger facing off against challengers Stacie McGrady and Dustin Weber.

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02/16/2024
Members of the board gathered to put forward a resolution that takes responsibility for the history of discrimination against Black San Franciscans.

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02/15/2024
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The city of Gilroy would be able to use $200,000 to construct a new 4,500 linear foot multi-use trail segment—known as Lions Creek Trail—with educational signage and distance markers.

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02/15/2024
BenitoLink’s second fact-checking article of the election season examines a flier titled “20,000 More Houses,” looking into which statements are correct, false, misleading or taken out of context.

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02/15/2024
BenitoLink hosted an election forum at the Granada Theater in Hollister, and thanks to sponsors was able to record and edit short videos on each race.

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02/15/2024
Coalitions on opposite sides put out competing studies on the little-known Private Attorneys General Act, which allows employees to file class-action lawsuits over some labor law violations.

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02/15/2024
For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.

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02/15/2024
Immigration enforcement lowers students’ ability to succeed academically and negatively affects their overall learning experience.

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02/15/2024
For weeks, Anthem Blue Cross enrollees who receive health care from the University of California were in suspense, as the health system and one of its largest insurance partners struggled to reach a new contract.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.
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