San Benito High School senior Nicole Miller recently signed to play beach volleyball with Concordia University. Photo courtesy of SBHS.

Sports & Recreation

SBHS senior signs to play beach volleyball in college

Nicole Miller signed with Concordia University at a Dec. 4 ceremony.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Dec. 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

2,214 people have tested positive since February, 318 are active patients, 1,877 have recovered and 19 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 8.4%.

Empty parklet in front of Country Rose on Dec. 7 following the Regional Stay-at-Home Order. The order limits food service to take-out and delivery. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

Deja Vu: businesses toughing out stay-at-home order

Outdoor dining helped restaurants stay afloat prior to the shutdown enacted Dec. 7.

Farmworkers in San Benito County. File photo by John Chadwell.

Agriculture

Assemblyman Rivas introduces Farmworker Wildfire Smoke Protections Act

If approved, the legislation would establish a stockpile of N95 masks to be distributed to farmers during a wildfire outbreak.

A past production of El Teatro Campesino's 'La Virgen de Tepeyac.' Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

‘La Virgen de Tepeyac’ lives on as radio play

El Teatro Campesino’s iconic production adapts to COVID-19.