Dorothy "Dot" Lemos one year into the lockdown at Mabie skilled nursing facility. Photo provided by Gae Miguel.


COMMENTARY: One year since lockdown at Mabie nursing facility

Gae Miguel writes about her mom's experience at the Mabie skilled nursing facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo provided by SBC Community Services and Workforce Development.

Community voice impacts Workforce Development Board

WDB to host two meetings on March 10 to gather community input on 2021-24 Local Plan.

Elkhorn Slough entering Monterey Bay. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Environment / Nature

Q&A: The Monterey oil refinery that never came to be

Authors Glenn Church and Kathy McKenzie speak about their new book, which chronicles the fight to keep Moss Landing from becoming a major West Coast port.

Rebecca Salinas tutoring at the San Benito County Free Library. File Photo.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: The incredible Rebecca Salinas

Natalya Gallion writes about Rebecca Salinas, who after 35 years in education still found time to teach English as a second language at the San Benito County Free Library.

Cara Denny at Livin' the Green Dream. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

The many careers of Cara “Gum Beat Ya” Denny, the Roller Derby Queen

From gymnastics teacher to bar owner, environmentalist and real estate agent, the San Juan Bautista resident stays busy.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


March 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Seven new cases reported, 5,738 people have tested positive, 31 are active patients, 5,646 have recovered and 61 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 5.6%.