A person drives a tractor through a flooded road. Photo by John Chadwell.

Environment / Nature

Residents and pets rescued along Lovers Lane

A joint task force made up of sheriff’s deputies, Hollister Police, CalFire, and county Search and Rescue brought dozens of residents out of the flooded area.

VTA General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Carolyn Gonot speaks of VTA's efforts in spotting and reporting human trafficking. Photo courtesy of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Facebook Live video.


VTA launches app to report possible human trafficking

After training employees to be aware of the signs, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is now giving riders a way to help. 

Kathy Blackwood giving a presentation of Gavilan College's projections during a board retreat Jan. 7. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

Consultant paints optimistic picture for Gavilan’s finances

To meet its projections, the college needs to add over 500 full-time students.