Jarad Gallagher, chef and owner of The Smoke Point BBQ and Provisions in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Food / Dining

The Smoke Point BBQ and Provisions opens in San Juan Bautista

Chef Jarad Gallagher wants to change people’s idea of barbecue.

Chileno Valley Ranch in Petaluma. Photo by Hector Joel Amezcua, UC CAES and courtesy of Devii Rao.


UC Cooperative Extension releases new ranch water quality planning tools

Instructor's guide provides resources and tools to plan and implement ranch water quality planning workshops and field days for grazing livestock producers, agency staff, and other stakeholders interested in grazing management and water quality.

Victor Gomez. File photo.

News Release

Victor Gomez named as Executive Director for Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse

The Pinnacle Strategy president joins a group of concerned citizens and businesses fighting against lawsuit abuse in California.

Poll worker help residents at the San Benito County Elections Office on Nov. 3, 2020. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Fair Political Practices Commission complaints linger past elections

Several cases remain under investigation.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Nov. 12 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,563 people have tested positive since February, 73 are active patients, 1,475 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 3.1%.