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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: A modern fairy tale

No on Measure N sponsor Mary Zanger writes that the proposed Strada Verde project reminds her of a fairy tale in which San Benito County is Rapunzel, with 'golden hair of pristine water and fertile agricultural land.'

Hollister District 1 Councilwoman Carol Lenoir. File photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Time for change

Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir writes in support of Sal Mora for mayor.


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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: How candidates fool voters with a slow growth platform

Anne Stickett writes about housing growth in San Benito County.

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Business / Economy

Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week

SBC Chamber of Commerce writes that unnecessary litigation caused by COVID-19, Prop 65 and the Private Attorneys General Act will have lasting impacts on small businesses in California.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Hidden in plain sight

Mary Zanger writes about campaign contributions in the race for District 2 Supervisor.

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Community Opinions

COLUMN: Our foundation for greatness in San Benito County

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes about the county's unique set of assets and why the community should set higher standards for growth.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: The progressive candidate for District 2 Supervisor

Laura Stampleman writes in support of candidate Wayne Norton.

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Community Opinions

COLUMN: Attaching performance goals to EDC funding is key to success

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes why he supports establishing performance goals for the Economic Development Corporation of San Benito County.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Lessons from the fire

Mary Zanger shares her thoughts on recent fires in the region.

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Community Opinions

COLUMN: Business sponsorship program could vastly improve local parks

District 2 Supervisor candidate Kollin Kosmicki writes that San Benito County should do more to encourage local businesses to sponsor park offerings as a way to help fund improvements.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Treatment of local skilled nursing facility residents is appalling

Noreen Martin writes that she's grown impatient with the lack of leadership from the hospital board, CEO and interim health officer to re-open the hospital and skilled nursing facilities.

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Government / Politics

About the Nov. 3 Presidential General Election

San Benito County Auditor-Recorder-Clerk Joe Paul Gonzalez writes that nothing will stop democracy in America, not raging fires, not even a global COVID-19 pandemic.

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