State gives guidance for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission for gatherings

The safest way to gather is to spend time with people in the same household, gather virtually, or gather outdoors.

Former CYS Resident Andre (middle) with Lupe (left) and Rachel (right). Photo provided by Chamberlain's Youth Services.


From a Strong Heart: The Journey of Andre Jones

Former Chamberlain's Youth Services resident shares experiences.

Inaka's parklet in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

SJB Historic Resources Board adopts new requirements for parklets

Board members claim the city is not enforcing some guidelines.

Students wait for temperature checks before coming onto campus. If San Benito County remains in the red tier through December, SBHS may open on Jan. 11. Photo courtesy of SBHS.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School prepares for possible reopening in January

Superintendent Tennenbaum, Principal Ramirez and other staff explain how returning to in-person instruction would work.

The start of the de Anza trail in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Police / Fire

SBC Sheriff’s Office identifies suspect in De Anza Trail burglaries

Law enforcement said 18-year-old male confessed to breaking into cars and using a stolen credit card during an interview while in custody at Santa Cruz County Jail on unrelated charges.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Nov. 13 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,581 people have tested positive since February, 77 are active patients, 1,489 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 3.1%.