Drivers wait in line for COVID-19 vaccines at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Steve Hannah, CEO, said people who have been vaccinated outside have not had to pay for the service so far. Photo by John Chadwell.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Vaccine race against variants

Mary Zanger writes about learning of how the COVID-19 vaccines also protect against variants.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: On Strada Verde

Mary Zanger writes that the proposed autonomous vehicle facility is like a difficult neighbor.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: San Benito Health Foundation vs San Benito County Health Department

Mary Zanger writes that the community needs both health organizations during the pandemic.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Vaccines like Starship Enterprise

Mary Zanger shares her thoughts on COVID-19 vaccinations by using a Star Trek analogy.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: First vaccination clinic of the 21st Century

Mary Zanger writes about vaccination efforts in San Benito County.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Back to the future

Mary Zanger writes that supervisors insist on going back to the past regarding developments like the Searle Road node.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: On the COVID-19 vaccine

Mary Zanger writes that the new vaccine is a medical breakthrough like the polio vaccine was in the past.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: A new year

Mary Zanger writes about how COVID-19 is impacting the community and recent zoning actions taken by the Board of Supervisors.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: A modern fairy tale

No on Measure N sponsor Mary Zanger writes that the proposed Strada Verde project reminds her of a fairy tale in which San Benito County is Rapunzel, with 'golden hair of pristine water and fertile agricultural land.'

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Hidden in plain sight

Mary Zanger writes about campaign contributions in the race for District 2 Supervisor.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Lessons from the fire

Mary Zanger shares her thoughts on recent fires in the region.