Photo courtesy of HSD.

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COMMENTARY: HSD statement on Rancho San Justo lockdown

Hollister School District Superintendent Erika Sanchez writes that Rancho San Justo students were not in any danger during the Oct. 15 lockdown.

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Constellation of the month: The water constellations

David Baumgartner writes how to spot Aquarius, Piscis Austrinus and Pisces.

File Photo: Elizabeth Zepeda Gonzalez. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Zepeda Gonzalez.

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COMMENTARY: Democratic Central Committee supports Zepeda for supervisor seat

Her resume includes working for the Watsonville Law Center and the Santa Cruz Immigration Project.

Assistant Clerk-Recorder Francisco Diaz and Poll Worker Eric Heckman. Photo provided.

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COMMENTARY: Poll Workers are the Backbone of our Democracy

Francisco Diaz writes about unsung heroes who rise to the challenge.

Members of the Social Emotional Team: Adina Austin, Eliana Delgadillo, Daniel Romero, Joel Cuevas, Rafael Garcia Zendejas, Pavandeep Sandhu, Veronica Gonzalez, Marcela Serrano, Bianca Soto, Lucia Aleman, Luis Arguello, Magali Medina and Adriana Gallegos. Photos courtesy of the Hollister School District.

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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Hollister School District builds full Social-Emotional Team

The Hollister School District writes that school counselors, licensed social workers and licensed mental health therapists are part of a team focused on students' well being.

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COMMUNITY COLUMN: EDC overhauls its website to attract new corporate growth

The Economic Development Corporation writes that it offers, tools, resources and information on incentive programs for businesses looking to relocate in San Benito County.

File Photo: Jack Kirk, Sr. of Hollister and Stephanie Shoquist of Gilroy use a radio during ARRL Field Day. Photo courtesy of Heatherly Takeuchi.

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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Amateur radio takes part in emergency test

Simulation included a power outage for several days.

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Column

Searching the Sky: What are meteors anyway?

David Baumgartner writes how to stop shooting stars.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Courtney Evans is innocent*

Robert Bernosky writes that Courtney Evans should have not been arrested.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The truth about the landfill

Former Supervisor Mike Graves writes that expanding the Landfill has been the plan for over 30 years.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The hypocrisy of vaccine mandates

Randy Logue writes about what he believes is the San Benito County Board of Supervisors intent to require COVID-19 vaccinations for its employees.

San Benito High School football team players, Photo by Robert Eliason

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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: From Horns to H’s

Hollister Vikings write that Hollister is a football town with years of tradition.

Constellation Cygnus. Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Column

Constellation of the month: The Great Swan in the sky

David Bumgartner writes about his personal connection with the constellation Cygnus.

Photo courtesy of Shawn Novack.

Commentary

COMMENTARY: California drought update

Shawn Novack writes that it is time for residents to conserve water voluntarily. San Luis Reservoir is at 30% of its average storage level.

Poll worker help residents at the San Benito County Elections Office on Nov. 3, 2020. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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COMMENTARY: Meet San Benito County’s Vote Center captains for the recall election

The elections department writes that captains will be responsible for leading their teams and ensuring a smooth process.