State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. Photo provided by the Office of Robert Rivas.

Government / Politics

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas gives statement on veto of the Expedited Dam Safety for Silicon Valley Act

“My constituents and the greater Silicon Valley region are at risk of a catastrophic flood from a large earthquake due to the current conditions of the Anderson Dam," Rivas said.

Supervisor Anthony Botelho at a board retreat. File photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Endorsement for Wayne Norton

District 2 Supervisor Anthony Botelho writes about his choice for the upcoming election.

Jimmy Panetta and Jeff Gorman.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: California’s 20th congressional district

Voters will choose between incumbent Jimmy Panetta and challenger Jeff Gorman.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Sept. 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,352 people have tested positive since February, 32 are active patients, 1,309 have recovered and 11 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 7.5%.