County Office Building on Fifth Street in Hollister, which houses the San Benito County Elections Office. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Know Your Vote

The San Benito County Elections office website has all the candidates, measures, and propositions updated and viewable for voters.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Environment / Nature

New water efficiency standards being developed in California

Two laws highlight water efficiency and conservation and are meant to outline certain roles and actions to be carried out by the California Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resource Control Board and water suppliers.

Matt Morrison. Photo provided by Chamberlain's Youth Services.

Education / Schools

Changes at Chamberlain’s Keith Thompson Non-Public School

Special education teacher Matt Morrison has accepted a new position at a local public school district.

The Martinez family picks up laptops for distance learning at Rancho San Justo. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

HSD hands out laptops for school year

First day of instruction is Aug. 17.

Farmworkers in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Rivas and allies highlight farmworker vulnerabilities

Increased health risks and fewer jobs as pandemic continues.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


August 14 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

815 people have tested positive since February, 10,224 tested in total, 74 are active patients, 737 have recovered and four have died; last day of Hollister Downtown Farmers' Market Aug. 15; Feeding the Frontline food relief drive in Hollister Aug. 15.