San Juan Bautista

County and cities in exclusive negotiations with Recology for $100-million contract

Hollister, San Juan Bautista, and county enter into exclusive negotiations with Recology for $100 million contract. Only Hollister includes GreenWaste Recovery as backup if negotiations fail.

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San Juan Bautista City Hall

San Juan Bautista City Council holds first reading of cannabis ordinance

City council members held a public hearing on a proposed cannabis ordinance. The implementation of the ordinance is contingent upon a citywide tax gaining voter approval in November.

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The will be a full moon on April 28.

Moonlight walk on De Anza Trail

The public is invited out for a special family friendly evening walk on De Anza Trail Saturday, April 28.

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San Juan Bautista City Hall on a rainy day in March 2018. Photo by Nicholas Preciado

San Juan Bautista City Council considers cannabis tax

The San Juan Bautista City Council is considering placing a cannabis tax measure before voters in November. Council members will review a draft cannabis ordinance on April 4 at 2 p.m.

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Restorationist Tim Lantz on the left and his team did recent work on the adobe.

San Juan Native Daughters Continue to Repair Their Adobe

Native Daughters of the Golden West Parlor No. 179 of San Juan Bautista focuses on the preservation of their 178 year old adobe that so much reflects the atmosphere of early times in San Juan. Funded by a generous grant from the Community Foundation .

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Ukulele clinic and concert benefit The Rozas House Org., Inc.

Ukuleles took center stage in San Juan Bautista at clinic and concert.

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Apple grower Anthony Botelho stands with hundreds of the more than 7,000 fruit bins he uses to cart apples from his orchard off Flint Road in San Juan Bautista. When the plywood bins can no longer be repaired, orchardists historically have burned them. Botelho is Chair of the San Benito County Board of Supervisors. Photo by Jack Foley

County Supervisor targeted in illegal burn probe

Anthony Botelho says it’s all a misunderstanding, but air pollution officials say he has done it before...

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Left to right: Emiliano Esparza - San Juan Bautista, Stevi Rae Page - Hollister, Channing Buchman - Morgan Hill, Sadagopan Palaniappan

SBHS Senior Stevi Rae Page Represents Hollister Rotary and takes Second at Speech Contest

Page won the Rotary Club of Hollister's annual Richard D. King Youth Speech Contest on January 29 before going on to represent Hollister Rotary at the Area 6 level contest hosted by the Rotary Club of Almaden Valley.

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Rancho Vista housing project

San Juan Bautista neighbors voice concern over Rancho Vista

Neighbors voice concern over Rancho Vista. The 85-unit development won't have homes until city's water situation resolved.

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Christin Burda stands in her new flower shop, The Flower Girl, at 106 Third St., No. C.

New floral business blooms in San Juan Bautista

New floral shop opens in San Juan Bautista

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The San Juan Bautista City Council discusses tabling a hearing to remove John Hopper as chairman of the city planning commission Tuesday night at City Hall.

Hearing to remove San Juan Bautista Planning Commission chairman Hopper tabled— for now

A hearing to remove San Juan Bautista Planning Commission chair John Hopper was again delayed.

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A worker with Gomes Plasticorners Inc. applies a finishing coat of plaster to the wall of the Juan de Anza House, fronting Franklin Street in San Juan Bautista on Feb. 3.

San Juan Bautista's Juan de Anza Adobe preserved with new plaster

Historic San Juan Bautista adobe receives makeover.

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A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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Ambitious fundraising goal set for a milestone year at the YMCA of the San Benito County

Financial assistance for memberships, summer camp, diabetes prevention, summer camp and more supported through donations to the Annual Campaign

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View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Jon Mansmith delights attendees at Historical Society with San Juan Bautista stories

Jon Mansmith, founder of Mansmith's BBQ Sauce and Gourmet Spices, recalls simpler, happier time, growing up in San Juan Bautista

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Carmen and Frank Pérez at Mission San Juan Bautista. Photo courtesy of Donna Silva (DLynn Photography).

SJB Couple is Golden Together

On March 18, long-time, San Juan residents, Frank and Carmen Pérez, will celebrate 50 yrs. of marriage

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Drew McAlister, center, president of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District board of trustees, talks to those attending the State of the District meeting Wednesday night at San Juan School. At right is Superintendent Michele Huntoon. At left is trustee Jose Flores.

Parents, students, teachers hear state of Aromas-San Juan Unified School District report

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School district is in good shape, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

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Calling Community Members to bring Bath Tubs

Calling all community members to bring Bath Tubs!

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