Government / Politics

Community gives input for 2020 election coverage

Over 100 responses received in recent survey.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Education / Schools

SBHS gives scheduled start dates for athletics

Fall season official start date is scheduled for Dec. 14.

Members of San Benito Citizens for a Brighter Future and Preserve Our Rural Communities demonstrate outside the San Benito County Administration Building before a July 21 Board of Supervisors meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

Strada Verde initiative going on November ballot

Project supporters and opponents both urge San Benito County supervisors to put the proposed autonomous vehicle testing facility before voters.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Environment / Nature

Congressman Panetta votes for the Great American Outdoors Act

If signed into law, the act would work to ensure the protection and preservation of public lands.

Farmworkers in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

How California’s budget crisis is affecting farmworker legislation

Assemblymember Robert Rivas says because of COVID-19, ‘we have no clear idea of what the state’s income will be over the year.’

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


July 23 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

513 people have tested positive since February, 64 are active patients, 447 have recovered; volunteers needed for Feeding the Frontlines food distribution events on Aug. 9 and Aug. 15; city of Hollister requests input from public on San Benito Street closure for outdoor dining.