Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


April 29 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Fifty confirmed cases since February, five active, 43 recovered; SBHS hosts online Parent Night on April 30; families eligible for free school meals can apply for assistance through Pandemic EBT program; Calfresh benefits can now be used at Walmart and Amazon.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Police / Fire

Bureau of Land Management issues fire prevention order

Order serves as a reminder of basic precautions to reduce wildfires that apply to BLM-managed public lands, areas, roads, waterways and trails.

Local Realtor and amateur photographer Donna Silva took pictures of families on their front porches with a zoom lens to be able to safely follow social distancing guidelines. Photos taken and provided by Donna Silva.

San Benito Lifestyle

Amateur photographer takes up ‘front porch portrait’ challenge

Using a long lens, Donna Silva captures her subjects from a distance.