COLUMN: Take the time to speak to children about dangers of drugs

Joel Buckingham writes that it's important to explain to children why saying 'no' to drugs is important.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: SBC likely to become Davis if Measure Q passes

Wesley Sagewalker writes that the county may face significant barriers to job creation and economic growth.

Dia De Los Muertos altar by Monica Flores. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Art & Culture

Hollister resident remembers families, friends with altar

It includes trucks, music, butterflies and photographs.

Cygnus. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Searching the Sky: Meteor shower to brighten the sky

David Baumgartner writes to ensure residents don't miss the Leonid meteor showers and to look for the swan constellation.

The 3.5-mile buffer zone would have no effect on Santa Clara County where a developer bought the Uesugi Farms site, just across the river from Strada Verde. Google Earth image.

Government / Politics

What is the purpose of Measure R and its 3.5-mile buffer zone?

Voters are confused by Measure R pro/con mailers and are left questioning its purpose and impact.