Anna Lujan holds pictures of herself and her father, Epimenio Morales, at the county's 2021 tribute to people who died of COVID-19. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Older adults still at highest risk for COVID

Vaccines are widely available in San Benito County, with new treatments for the immunocompromised.

Monkeypox. Photo courtesy of the CDC.


Monkeypox not in San Benito County but experts expect it to show up

Doctors say the virus is not as contagious as COVID, but case counts are rising in the U.S.

Tents along the railroad near Taco Bell on San Felipe Road in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Regional coalition to reduce homelessness by 50% holds first summit

Stakeholders and service providers give a progress report.

kids reading in the library June 30, 2022. Photo by Juliana Luna.


San Benito County Library applying for grants to address possible expansion

A study would be partially funded by a grant from the state.

Chuck Sorbet mowing the soccer fields at Veterans Memorial Park. Photo courtesy of Chuck Sorbet.


Hollister man puts aside commuting for community service

Chuck Sorbet, a former Silicon Valley executive, finds plenty to do in San Benito County.