San Benito High School. Photo by John Chadwell.

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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.

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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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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.

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

George Fendler writes about producing his own electricity.

Photo courtesy of David Baumgartner.

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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.

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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.

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Constellation of the month: The unknown/forgotten dipper

David Baumgartner writes about the Little Dipper.

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COLUMN: Unforgettable wine tasting experience in San Benito County

Francisco Diaz writes about his experience wine tasting at Eden Rift.

Commentary

Searching the sky: The moon is submerged by a shadow

David Baumgartner writes about the lunar eclipse happening this month.

San Juan Bautista. Photo by Jake Medina.

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COLUMN: Pleasures of small town living

Francisco Diaz writes about the joy of living in San Juan Bautista.

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Community Opinions

Constellation of the Month: Cowboy up

David Baumgartner writes about how to find Arcturus.

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Searching the Sky: Looking for clear skies

David Baumgartner writes about what to look for this month.

Photo courtesy of Francisco Diaz.

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COLUMN: Hiking at Fremont Peak

Francisco Diaz writes about heading up a local hiking trail with his mother.

Housing being constructed in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Numbers bear out need for county housing reform

District 2 Supervisor Kollin Kosmicki announces proposal for annual growth cap on single-family housing, incentives for affordable units.