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Business / Economy

Central CA SBDC presents Reopening and Rebuilding Trust webinar on Nov. 5

As retailers in the 14 county Central California Small Business Development Center network area continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, national retail expert Bob Phibbs will speak as part of a series of regional webinars.

Photo provided by Kollin Kosmicki.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: This election is a referendum on growth

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes that the issue will play a primary role in a multitude of races including mayor, city council, county supervisor and the consideration of Measure N.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

State financial crisis team to assist Gavilan College with budget

Reserves have fallen below 5%; drop attributed to decreased student enrollment.

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Government / Politics

Election 2020: Campaign contributions for Hollister and San Juan Bautista political races

A look at the numbers for mayor and City Council districts.

Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management.

News Release

Bureau of Land Management modifies fire restrictions for public lands in Central California 

The changes reinstate seasonal fire restrictions issued by field offices, which allow campfires within designated campgrounds.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Oct. 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,461 people have tested positive since February, 25 are active patients, 1,421 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 1.9%.