San Benito High School. Photo by John Chadwell.

Column

COLUMN: Maximizing your investment in the San Benito High School experience

Shawn Tennenbaum and John Corrigan write about the campus infrastructure upgrades.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.

Column

COLUMN: With cases surging, county panel urges vaccinations

The San Benito County COVID-19 Ad Hoc Committee writes that the state’s reopening June 15 along with recent holiday gatherings and the Delta variant’s emergence have combined to cause the recent increase to case numbers and hospitalizations in San Benito County.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Take back your child’s mind

Randy Logue writes that parents set the tone for what their children are taught and not the school system.

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Column

Constellation of the Month: Women in the night sky

David Baumgartner writes about how some women are depicted in the stars.

Hollister City Hall. File photo.

Column

SBC Republican Party announces its decision to reorganize and reboot itself from the ground up

Robert Bernosky writes that Republicans need to be more involved in local politics.

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Column

COLUMN: Going green is all the rage but the California Public Utilities Commission is fighting us

George Fendler writes about producing his own electricity.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION:The dependence of a free people on informed consent

Edward Huston writes that the word consent is key to the relationship between people and its government.

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Column

Searching the sky: It’s the same sky anywhere in the world

David Baumgartner writes about how his younger thoughts about astronomy still remain today.

Francisco Diaz at a Mexican polling location. Photo courtesy of Francisco Diaz.

Column

COLUMN: Volunteering as an observer in Mexico’s elections

Francisco Diaz, Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, writes that Mexico has a 'nearly identical' election process than the United States.

Commentary

Farm Visits – We’re Open!

Julie Finigan Morris writes that residents should take advantage of local farms and ranches.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Virtual reality is not reality

Randy Logue writes that public meetings should be held in person.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Is America on a collision course over gun violence?

Terry Butler writes that a conversation needs to occur regarding gun control.

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Community Opinions

PUBLIC LETTER: Ban all fireworks in State Responsibility Area regions

The San Benito Fire Safe Council writes that the potential for catastrophic wildfire in most of the unincorporated areas of the county is currently alarmingly high.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Money talks with Betabel project

Mary Zanger writes that the vote of the community was ignored.

Column

Constellation of the month: The unknown/forgotten dipper

David Baumgartner writes about the Little Dipper.