Jose Antonio Barajas told Judge Steven Sanders he could not afford an attorney. He is being held without bail. Photos by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Jose Barajas appointed public defender, no bail

Accused of murdering 18-year-old Ariana Zendejas in 2014, Jose Barajas was appointed a public defender and will return to court July 26 to continue his arraignment.

Photo from Special Olympics USA Games.

Sports & Recreation

Local athletes bring back medals from 2018 Special Olympics

Local basketball team was chosen to represent Northern California in Special Olympics. They took advantage of the opportunity to bring back a silver medal.

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Renowned infant doctor coming to San Benito County to share support techniques

San Benito County Public Health Services and Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of San Benito County present Dr. Nils Berman.