Festival in San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by Kollin Kosmicki.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Our foundation for greatness in San Benito County

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes about the county's unique set of assets and why the community should set higher standards for growth.

Community Foundation CEO/President Gary Byrne, Rebecca and Randy Wolf, and Marilyn Ferreira take part in official groundbreaking ceremony for the Epicenter. Photo by John Chadwell.


Community Foundation hosts ceremony for new nonprofit HQ

Leon Panetta, Anna Caballero, Robert Rivas among attendees of groundbreaking for the Epicenter, slated for completion in December 2021.

Sunnyslope Elementary School’s Library Media Specialist Stephanie Aguilar distributing books. Photo provided by Joseph Rivas Jr.

Schools & Education

Books getting distributed at Sunnyslope Elementary School

Stephanie Aguilar, the school's library media specialist, is getting books into the hands of students.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Heat advisory extended until Oct. 2

Increased risk of heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot temperatures.

Aiden Castaneda. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Racing to build a running track at San Juan School

Students and community team up to raise funds.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Oct. 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,355 people have tested positive since February, 35 are active patients, 1,309 have recovered and 11 have died.