Stan Pura explains new technologies and methodologies on his farmland. Photo courtesy of Shawn Novack.

Column

COLUMN: Technology and water use efficiency for agriculture

Shawn Novack writes that over the last two decades county farmers have been using new technologies and methodologies for efficient water use.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Everyone can have a gold star

Randy Logue writes that society should nurture strengths and respect and value all types of talents and intelligence. 

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Column

COLUMN: Recap of June 14 county board meeting

San Benito County Supervisor Kollin Kosmicki writes about recent board actions such as contracts, appointments, and residential and commercial projects.

Sirius. Photo by David Baumgartner.

Column

Searching the Sky: Which is the brightest of them all?

David Baumgartner writes about his first computer and how he came up with his version of the top 20 brightest stars.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Local leader says preventing violence requires comprehensive strategies

Diane Ortiz writes that Youth Alliance has worked alongside youth and parents, community-based allies, public health, law enforcement agencies, and education systems to address community violence.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: What is a Red Flag Law?

Cailfornia has a Red Flag Law in place. What is it?

Column

COLUMN: Water conservation is essential

State snowpack level sits at 12% of normal.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Our ‘eduficit’ challenge

Nik writes that Hollister needs a multi-pronged, creative strategy to lure more higher education resources to the county.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: To build or not to build

Randy Logue writes that building a second high school in Hollister is not the best option.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Landfill expansion a done deal?

John Basanese writes about his experience fighting the previously proposed resource recovery park.

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Column

Searching the Sky: circumpolar constellations

David Baumgartner writes about routes of constellations and how we can use them to navigate.

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Commentary

COMMENTARY: Joel Buckingham says corroboration was present in sexual assault case

Joel Buckingham comments on the need to support and stand by victims of child molestation, and recognize their courage in coming forward.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Residents play Whack-A-Mole with projects

Mary Zanger writes that residents should reject Strada Verde again.

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Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: DA Candice Hooper Mancino responds to Bob Kutz

She writes that there was a lack of corroborating evidence to pursue prosecution 'even though we very much desired to do so.'

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Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: Bob Kutz writes to DA Candice Hooper Mancino

Kutz says his son didn't get his day in court in a 2014 sexual abuse case that ended in a plea deal.