Superior Court of San Benito County. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Justice

San Benito County faces lawsuits related to controversial land use projects

County also takes steps to recoup costs from landslides on Southside Road in 2018.

Photo courtesy of David Baumgartner.

Science

Searching the Sky: Death of the Universe

David Baumgartner writes about the five ages of the universe.

Screenshot from Jan. 27 SBC Planning Commission meeting.

Government / Politics

San Benito County Planning Commission gets four new members

Julio Rodriguez, Robert Scagliotti, G.W. Devon Pack and Robert J. Rodriguez appointed; Supervisor Bob Tiffany retains District 4 Commissioner Robert Gibson.

Public health staff checked temperatures before vaccinating residents on Jan. 29. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: County vaccine rollout moves ahead despite dose shortage

District 2 Supervisor Kollin Kosmicki provides an update on San Benito County's vaccine distribution and a severe limitation of local doses.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

SBC opens second round of Small Business Grant program

Application window closes Feb. 21.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

San Benito County Clerk offers marriage licenses virtually

All ceremonies to be conducted via Zoom until further notice.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Feb. 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Two deaths and 23 new cases reported, 5,351 people have tested positive, 213 are active patients, 5,084 have recovered and 54 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 15.7%.