Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Fifty-one confirmed cases since February, four active, 45 recovered; SBHS distributing meals Mon./Wed. only starting next week; May 7 Intergovernmental Committee meeting cancelled.

Participants in the #OpenSBCRally marched along San Benito Street on May 1. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

#OpenSBC holds rally in Hollister

50 business owners and residents gather to speak out against shelter-in-place order.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Searching the Sky: Glaring city lights put stars out of sight

David Baumgartner writes about light pollution and how it affects stargazing.

The San Benito Health Foundation at 351 Felice Drive in Hollister. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

News Release

MBEP gives award to San Benito Health Foundation practitioner

Family nurse practitioner Rediet Taddesse honored at sixth annual economic summit.

San Benito High School main administration building. File photo.

Schools & Education

SBHS students carry on despite school closure

AP exams, transcripts and picking a college are among top concerns for seniors.

San Benito County Sheriff Captain Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Captain’s Log—How to save a life

Eric Taylor with the Sheriff's Office writes about responding to a drowning and "the heroism shown by many people yesterday."

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista prepares for cost cutting amid COVID-19

City expects to lose $190K per quarter.