Lobbyist Kim Stone said she hopes to get a portion of the state surplus diverted to the county. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

County lobbyist leaves supervisors with mixed feelings

Last December, San Benito County hired lobbyist Kim Stone at $10,000 a month. The monthly retainer was later renegotiated down to $8,000. It's still a case of wait-and-see on how successful she may be in diverting state monies to the county.

SBHS students who attended the May 2 performance of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis" at El Teatro Campesino in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Frank Perez.

Art & Culture

El Teatro Campesino: A Little Piece of Home

Thanks to a mini-grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County, SBHS students attended El Teatro Campesino's production of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis," a play that reminded one student of her family's values and roots.

Photo courtesy Amgen website.


Bitterwater students hope for Amgen Tour return next year

The Amgen Cycling Tour went through the southern end of San Benito County May 15. Bitterwater-Tully, a K-8 grade school, provided this report.

Image Courtesy of Pixabay

Government / Politics

OPINION: Could Gavilan College Pass Their Own Course in Social Justice?

Considering how they chased the big money in Santa Clara County at the expense of San Benito County, Gavilan gets an F in Social Justice.