Retiring Superior Court Judge Steven Sanders swore in Bob Tiffany, Bea Gonzales, Kollin Kosmicki and Mark Medina on Jan. 4. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Three new San Benito County supervisors sworn in

Kollin Kosmicki, Bob Tiffany and Beatrice Gonzales take the dias; incumbent Mark Medina also sworn in for second term.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Noe Magaña.


COG explores contracting for legislative advocacy

Executive Director Mary Gilbert estimates the agency would spend about $30,000 annually for representation.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Jan. 4 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Five new deaths and 29 new cases reported, 3,853 people have tested positive, 478 are active patients, 3,341 have recovered and 34 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 16.7%; the San Joaquin Valley Region’s ICU availability is 0%.