Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


March 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Two deaths and zero new cases reported, 5,678 people have tested positive, 50 are active patients, 5,567 have recovered and 61 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 5.4%.

Christopher Valadez, president of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, at the vaccination clinic at Earthbound Farms on Feb. 26. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Earthbound Farms hosts vaccination drive for 250 workers

Two-day clinic focuses on essential food industry employees.

Proposed Strada Verde site. Approximate boundaries in red, added by BenitoLink. Image courtesy of Google Maps.

Housing / Land Use

Strada Verde developer to decide on project’s future within 2 weeks

San Benito County supervisors will vote on whether to proceed if Newport Pacific Land Co. continues with its application.