Site visit with SBALT and funder at Phil Foster Ranch in San Juan Bautista. Left to right: Landowner Phil Foster (with shovel), Paul Hain, SBALT Board member, Karminder Brown, SBALT contractor, and Elizabeth Palmer, USDA NRCS (funder). Photo by Cathy Summa-Wolfe.

Agriculture

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust on path toward accreditation

SBALT will submit a pre-application for LTA accreditation in March 2021.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Hidden in plain sight

Mary Zanger writes about campaign contributions in the race for District 2 Supervisor.

Tim Burns and Julio Rodriquez.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: Hollister City Council District 4

Tim Burns and Julio Rodriguez run for seat left vacant by the late Marty Richman.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Oct. 6 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,371 people have tested positive since February, 16 are active patients, 1,343 have recovered and 12 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 4.5%.