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Governor Newsom releases proposed budget for 2022-2023

Budget intends to address COVID-19, climate change, homelessness, inequality and keep streets safe.

Paicines Ranch, Paicines, CA. Photo provided

Contributed Articles

Legislature Greenlights Skinner & Rivas’ Carbon Sequestration Bill, SB 27

Asm. Rivas applauds the passage of SB 27, which he says is a major step forward in harnessing our state’s natural and working lands in the fight against climate change.

Sonne and Laynee Reyna with Rain Dancers. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Rain dances return to San Juan Bautista in a time of drought

Local Native elders invite the community to join in prayers.

A view of the bountiful San Juan Valley, taken from Fremont Peak. Photo provided by Wayne Norton.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Protecting agriculture a top priority for San Benito County

Wayne Norton calls for action on required climate action planning.

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Going Green discusses climate change

NASA scientist offers his perspective on climate change

Shellito, pictured here at a glacier in Southern Iceland, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study and teach in Ecuador. Photo Courtesy of

UPDATED: SBHS grad heads to Ecuador on Fulbright grant

Cindy Shellito will teach and research about climate science in Ecuador.