Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Feb. 15 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

5,568 people have tested positive, 116 are active patients, 5,395 have recovered and 57 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 9%.

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Art & Culture

San Benito Stage Company to air first virtual show of 2021

What if you had to use Zoom to audition online for a famous television show? 'Bad Auditions Caught on Camera' attempts to answer this question.

Retired San Benito County employees stand to show support for a petition requesting full health benefits and reimbursement at a Feb. 18, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Benito County ordered to give retired employees 100% paid health insurance

Court rules employees established an ‘implied contract.’ County will decide whether to proceed with an appeal on Feb. 23.

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Science

Constellation of the Month: Taurus the Bull

David Baumgartner writes about what to look for when searching for Taurus in the night sky.

Ann Griffin, a retired teacher, and other volunteers carry items to cars at the Community FoodBank. Photo by Andrew Pearson.

Nonprofits

Community FoodBank of San Benito sees big rise in clients

One in four county residents estimated to be food insecure.