County leaders bid farewell to Farr

The San Benito County Democratic Central Committee hosted a retirement party for Rep. Sam Farr on Thursday, May 5. Congressman Farr leaves the office after serving 12 terms representing California’s 20th District. About 50 people came by to say goodbye and thank him for his service.

The evening started off with a few words from Gregory Rivera, president of the Democratic Central Committee. All five San Benito County supervisors came to recognize Farr’s dedication to the community. The mood was mellow and sentimental as Supervisor Anthony Botelho thanked Farr for “always being engaged in our local issues.” He recognized Farr for taking the lead in trying to resolve the ongoing conflict over the use of Clear Creek Recreation Area. “We are so grateful in little San Benito County,” Botelho said.

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