Adrian Avila, 8th grader at Santa Opportunity School, with his skateboard lettering project. Photo courtesy of Heidi Jumper.


San Benito Arts Council gives students the chance to express their dreams

Artists, performers and musicians work with at-promise youth through the Dreams Project program.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of June 4 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,089 people have tested positive, three are active patients, 6,023 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's positivity rate is 1.1%.

Photo courtesy of Jenna Hartman.


Former Baler awarded $30k scholarship

Jenna Hartman is pursuing a history degree at Schreiner University in Texas.

Diego Ochoa speaks to the public during a 2019 board meeting at which he was introduced as the new superintendent. Photo by John Chadwell.


HSD engages superintendent search firm

The district’s Board of Trustees aims to select a successor by August. Assistant Superintendent Erika Sanchez will serve as interim superintendent until then.