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

Commentary

COMMENTARY: Poll Workers are the Backbone of our Democracy

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

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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.


Column

COLUMN: HSD Trustees tout their succcesses during pandemic

The Hollister School District Board of Trustees write that in a challenging year, Hollister schools showed signs of progress.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Column

Gavilan Community College is here to help you succeed

Fall 2021 classes begin August 23.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The mayor who would be king

Anne Stickett writes that residents should beware of a mayor who makes grabs for power, discredits other leaders and silences the public all in an attempt to gain himself a crown.

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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

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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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Virtual reality is not reality

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

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: SJB Mayor should apologize to community for inappropriate comparison

Edward Huston writes that SJB Mayor Leslie Jordan inappropriately compared the LGBTQ community with the Japanese-Americans during WWII.

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Column

COLUMN: Unforgettable wine tasting experience in San Benito County

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

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: A tale of two Americas

Randy Logue writes about his trip outside of California and compares the "Union of Soviet Socialist California" to two other states he considers "free".