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Children and Youth

Pokémon Go Comes to San Benito County

Virtual reality meets the physical world as locals search, mingle, and make new friends on their quest to "catch 'em all"


Children and Youth

Congressional candidate Panetta speaks to summer school students

Government students -- many the children of migrant workers -- hear from and question Democratic candidate

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Government / Politics

Filing period for Gavilan College trustees seats opens

The nomination period runs through Aug. 12. Trustee Areas 2, 4, and 6 are up for election this year, and Trustee Areas 1, 3, 5, and 7 will be elected in 2018

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Police / Fire

Gilroy woman in fatal accident on 101/156

21-year-old identified in Thursday morning crash in San Benito County

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Congressional candidate’s reflection on the Republican National Convention

Casey Lucius says that while she differs with Donald Trump on some issues, she is "encouraged" by talk of job creation, national security, and support for law enforcement, among other issues

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COMMENTARY: Embracing the Turnabout

Mark Paxton of the Community Food Bank reflects on "the delightful magic" of turnabout, when fortunes or roles are suddenly and unexpectedly reversed


Children and Youth

Sale of pot-laced cookies leads to arrest

Police encourage parents to talk to their children about the dangers of edible marijuana

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Hollister’s Megan Ford named Miss California Rodeo Salinas

Local woman wins competition and will represent the rodeo for a year at events throughout California