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City Manager given raise, extension

By PETE BANDA Managing Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com   After six months on the job, City manager Manuel De La Rosa has been given a $5,000 raise and a three year contract extension from the San Benito City Commission. The extension was passed by a 3-2 vote at a city meeting this past Tuesday. Commissioner Joe D. …

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City to review applicants for City Manager position

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By PETE BANDA Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com It’s been three months since the death of former San Benito City Manager Manuel Lara and the City has yet to have any major discussions on filling the position. In total, 17 applicants have already turned in their resumes, but there remains no deadline for applications to be turned …

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Whose street is it anyways? SBCISD fixes city street amid potholes

By PETE BANDA  AND STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ SAN BENITO NEWS Street conditions are undoubtedly one of the most talked about issues within the local community. Debates over which streets need more attention than others can constantly be found across message boards all over the internet. Well, now there’s another street causing some well-deserved debate.  Utex Drive, …

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FROM THE CITY MANAGER’S DESK: Museums on Track for Construction

By MANUEL LARA  City Manager Special to the News The contract for design of the Museums of San Benito is being prepared, and a new cultural institution in the Resaca City should be under construction by this summer. Long awaited after some delays due to legal mechanics, this project is moving…It has to, as we …

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Man vindicated in harboring case files lawsuit against City; claims conspiracy

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A lawsuit has been filed against the City of San Benito alleging local police of false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and conspiracy, among other claims against municipal officials. The suit, which was filed Wednesday, May 7 in the 357th State District Court, names Alfonso Benavides as the plaintiff. The defendants …

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EDC director no longer answers to city manager

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A special joint workshop of the San Benito City Commission and the San Benito Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board of Directors was held on Tuesday, July 30, in which the duties and job description of the EDC executive directorship were changed. Specifically, officials discussed EDC Executive Director Salomon …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: City, club officials discuss limitations, resolve

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By DANIEL V. RODRIGUEZ Special to the NEWS The Boys and Girls Club of San Benito convened with city officials Friday evening to address some of the club’s financial matters. Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors President Tommy Ramirez, Jr. and Chief Professional Officer Mario Cervantes along with volunteer financial consultant Lolita Cervantes met …

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