San Juan School. File photo.

Education / Schools

Aromas-San Juan Unified School District extends deadline for Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee applications

Members provide oversight for the school district's Measure M Facilities Bond program.

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Government / Politics

Extended nomination period closes for local offices

Here are the candidates who will be on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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Environment / Nature

Excessive heat warning extended to Aug. 19

Daily afternoon highs are expected to be in the upper 90s to mid 100s in inland areas.

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Schools & Education

Gavilan College President to hold virtual Coffee and Conversations

In previous years, meetings were held at local cafes in each city in the district, but have now moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business / Economy

County offering COVID-19 Service Provider Recovery Assistance Grant program

Deadline for submitting applications is Aug. 17.

South County residents Shelly Krieger, Barbara Hearne and JoAnne Falsey have voiced their opposition to the Highway 25 curve realignment since 2015. Photos by John Chadwell.


Caltrans going forward with Hwy 25 realignment

Despite objections from longtime residents, work is slated to start in January 2023.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


August 13 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

792 people have tested positive since February, 9,975 tested in total, 61 are active patients, 727 have recovered and four have died; Feeding the Frontline food relief drive to take place Aug. 15 in Hollister; drive-thru Fair Food Fest at Bolado Park Aug. 15-17.