Wildlife Reproductive Season. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut

COLUMN: Give Wildlife Space

Wildlife are gearing up for spring reproduction. It is a stressful time for them and they need to given the space they need to take care of young.

Richard, left, and Doug Burkett say cannabis could be godsend for their ranch. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Ranchers plead for county to pass cannabis cultivation ordinance, as supervisors pass tax ordinance for June ballot

Before considering and then passing a resolution to place a cannabis use tax on the June primary ballot, a number of South County ranchers spoke to the board, asking that they pass the cultivation ordinance .


Children and Youth

COLUMN: San Benito High School has taken steps to prepare for emergencies

Multiple layers of security and emergency preparedness measures in place to keep students safe