Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Children and Youth

Assemblyman Rivas authors bill to promote safe teen driving

"Two counties within our district rank in the top ten in state for the most distracted driving deaths among teenagers – San Benito County ranks third and Monterey County ranks tenth," Rivas said.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Health

Congressman Panetta Announces $2 Million Grant to the San Benito Health Foundation

"These funds will help the San Benito Health Foundation to continue to provide their patients with quality health education and preventative services, and to promote healthy lifestyles," Panetta said.

Chef and SBHS culinary teacher Mike Fisher with junior Christian Oseguera. Oseguera said “I really enjoy this opportunity to have such a mentor." Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito Lifestyle (Home, Garden, Food & Culture)

Local culinary teacher launches project to give students job-seeking experience

Mike Fisher is working to help youth enter the foodservice industry.