Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of July 16 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,204 people tested positive, 47 are active patients, 6,094 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 4.1%.

John Smith Road Landfill. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Public comment period begins for permit to expand landfill capacity

Waste Solutions seeks to increase capacity by 444,000 cubic yards.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.


Constellation of the Month: Women in the night sky

David Baumgartner writes about how some women are depicted in the stars.

San Benito County interim Public Health Officer Dr. David Ghilarducci. Photo provided.


Q&A: San Benito County Health Officer David Ghilarducci

He shares views on a rise in COVID cases, the rise of the Delta variant and the importance of getting vaccinated.