Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 13 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Fifty-eight confirmed cases since February, three active, 53 recovered; Great Plates Delivered program preps restaurants to feed seniors; San Benito County receives approval to progress to expanded Stage Two reopening.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista looks to reopen parts of city

Working in accord with state rules, City Council discusses expanding outdoor dining, waiving business license fees, and orders the post office lobby open 24/7.

San Juan Bautista City Councilman Dan De Vries (middle) during a May 21 meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SJB Councilman receives misdemeanor, probation for 2019 domestic disturbance

Court orders Dan De Vries to attend counseling meetings.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Education / Schools

ASJUSD partners with Rotary SJB to provide internet access to students

Over 100 households in the district do not have internet access at home.

Marcella Pardita and volunteer Billy Aviles. Photo provided by Dana Aviles.


Surplus food reaches families in need

Change a Heart Foundation collaborates with volunteers and regional food providers.