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Address:   311 Second St, PO Box 1420, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045


San Juan Bautista celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2019, but its roots go back much further—not just to 1797, when the 15th Spanish mission in Alta California was founded there, but to the Mutsunes, a branch of the Ohlone Indians, who lived in the region. Thanks to the efforts of preservationists, the city can boast of three national historic landmarks: the Juan Bautista de Anza House, the General José Castro house, and the San Juan Bautista Plaza Historic District,

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Members of the public are invited to attend the San Juan Bautista City Council meetings, which take place at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month.

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Morris-Lopez, Jordan, Sabathia lead San Juan Bautista council election

In the race for three seats on the San Juan Bautista City Council, Jackie Morris-Lopez continues to lead the field with 22.61%, or 346 ballots in her favor. Following are Leslie Q. Jordan with 20.59%, Edwin J. Sabathia with 19.74%, …

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Anzar athletics in jeopardy of losing fireworks fundraiser

The Anzar High Booster Club heavily relies on fundraising that’s done within the community to keep the athletics department up and running.  Proceeds from sales at the school’s fireworks booth brought in nearly $10,000 to purchase new uniforms, balls and …

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SJB Council Approves $14.6 Million in Bonds


On Jan. 31, the San Juan Bautista City Council approved a bond for its wastewater project, filled vacancies on the Planning Commission and reviewed its transportation and connectivity plan.

SJB Council Appoints New Planning Commissioners


Appointing four new planning commissioners proved difficult for the San Juan Bautista City Council, as it rejected two of the five hopefuls and erred in one appointment at the council’s Jan. 24 meeting. In a 4-1 vote, members appointed David Medeiros and Jose Aranda.

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