Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of April 9 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

5,911 people have tested positive, 47 are active patients, 5,802 have recovered and 62 have died; the county's positivity rate is 2.4%.

San Benito High School seniors Cathy Nguyen, Kiani McKeon and Eddie Schmidt. Photo by Olivia Madera.

Schools & Education

On the road to college during the pandemic

High school seniors face new challenges when it comes to applying to universities.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel) stopped at the San Benito Health Clinic while touring the county. Photo by John Chadwell.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta tours San Benito County

He says American Rescue Plan Act will provide ‘significant amounts of money’ for the county, cities and schools.

Raymond Anthony Andrade getting ready to raise the LGBTQ flag at City Hall in 2020. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Hollister City Council discusses raising LGBTQ pride flag in June

With no policy in place, council members table the item for further discussion.