San Benito County Public Health Services Deputy Director Lynn Mello gave a report on the county's approach to handling two local cases of coronavirus. Photo by John Chadwell.


Public Health Services reports on coronavirus concerns

Deputy Director Lynn Mello says 85% of people exposed to virus experience mild to no symptoms.

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Community Opinions

COLUMN: At the end of the day…

District 2 supervisor candidate Valerie Egland writes that campaigning and commitment reveal people all look at San Benito County from points of view that stem from various depths of experience and longevity.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Government / Politics

Congressman Panetta’s staff to hold March mobile office hours

Mobile office hours are an opportunity for members of the community to meet with congressional staff and are offered in addition to meetings in the Salinas and Santa Cruz congressional offices.

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Monterey receives $150,000 from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Funds to support legal immigration services in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito counties.

The Suncoast Organic Farm entrance. Planned expansion includes a beer garden, special events and a tasting room. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

County Planning Commission approves Suncoast Organic Farm expansion

New operations to include beer and wine tasting, beer garden and special events.