Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 21 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Sixty-six people have tested positive since February, eight active, 55 recovered; CDC says person-to-person is major mode of transmission; SBHS superintendent gives update on plans for next school year.

Housing being constructed in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

State says Hollister must void or suspend growth management program

Housing Crisis Act of 2019 does not allow jurisdictions to adopt new or enforce existing limits on the number of land-use approvals or permits.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Let’s be real, Hernandez is neither unifying or honest

Jesus Guerrero writes in response to a recent commentary by Supervisor Peter Hernandez.

Photos provided by Swank Farms.


Swank Farms holds outdoor farmers market

Fruits, veggies, sweets and wine available every Saturday through October.

"There are a lot of people I have talked to who are happy because they have been able to take the time to reconnect with their families and slow down to see the sky," said Robert Johnson, a practicing licensed marriage and family therapist in Hollister. Photo by Becky Bonner.


Taking time for mental wellness

Therapists share tools and strategies for coping with shelter-in-place.