Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Dec. 11 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

2,348 people have tested positive since February, 361 are active patients, 1,968 have recovered and 19 have died; the county's current positivity rate is 8.4%; the San Joaquin Valley Region's ICU availability is 4.5%.


Governor Newsom announces statewide expansion of CA Notify, a smart phone tool designed to slow the spread of COVID-19

New digital tool launched on Dec. 10, allows Apple and Google smart phone users to receive COVID-19 exposure alerts letting them know when they’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive.

News Release

SBC Chamber opens scholarship application window for students

Application period closes Dec. 31.

Noe Montoya. Photo by Robert Eliason

Art & Culture

Local artistic community remembers Noe Montoya

"He was absolutely an incredible human being. His heart and his generosity and his true belief in La Causa will be attributes that we will remember."

Noe Montoya as Juan Diego. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

How Noe Montoya came to embody the spirit of Juan Diego

Prior to his death on Nov. 26, the longtime El Teatro Campesino actor and musician reflected on the journey to his greatest theatrical role.