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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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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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June 7 ballot features full slate of local candidates

San Benito County voters will have an abundance of choices for numerous local offices that will appear on the June 7 primary ballot. The local ballot features the newly redrawn 18th U.S. Congressional District, three county supervisors seats, district attorney’s …


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San Juan Bautista Planners Tackle Controversial Issues

Before four big development projects could be discussed, the Aug. 2 San Juan Bautista Planning Commission meeting began with an announcement that Luis Matchain had been removed as a commissioner, which leaves two seats open. The commissioners also discussed a BenitoLink article about the contentious June 21 joint meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission.

(Aug. 5, 2022) → Read the full Benito Link report
SJB Reaches Settlement With Water Quality Control Board

San Juan Bautista has reached a settlement with the Regional Water Quality Control Board for the Central Coast Region regarding the payment of mandatory minimum penalties for alleged violations of the city’s expired 2009 Wastewater Permit.

(July 25, 2022) → Read the full Benito Link report
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