Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 29 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eighty-seven people have tested positive since February, 14 active, 71 recovered; county issues second call for free masks for businesses; several car processions to celebrate class of 2020 and 8th grade promotions in San Juan Bautista.

Aromas Bridge project by 2019-2020 Arts Express! Grantee Terra Cultura. Photos provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

Art & Culture

San Benito Arts Council gives out 20 Arts Express grants

$28,000 to go to local artists, art groups, and arts and cultural organizations through direct funding.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Education / Schools

San Juan Bautista to celebrate class of 2020 graduates

Several car processions to take place to celebrate students and their families.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

County issues second call for free facemasks for businesses

Meant to help businesses get restarted by providing free masks for their employees.

Cattle are moved from one ranch to another along Highway 25 in South County. Photo by Shari Schmidt.


Moving cattle, Bitterwater style

South County resident Shari Schmidt writes about driving a herd of 120 stocker cattle in the southernmost part of San Benito County.