Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of Oct. 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,196 people tested positive, 96 are active patients, 7,002 have recovered and 71 have died.

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News Release

USDA adds $100 million for meat and poultry processing and food supply chain infrastructure

Lending available for working capital, facilities, equipment, and other investments.

Gavilan College Superintendent and President Kathleen Rose. File photo.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College superintendent/president announces retirement

Kathleen A. Rose has led the district since 2016.

Shawn Tennenbaum told the board that due to COVID-19 there is a significant shortage of substitutes and that it was important to provide pay rates that are competitive with surrounding school districts. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School District approves raise in substitute teacher pay

Competitive job market and increased demand for their services have reduced substitutes’ availability.