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2023 brings new laws to California

Legislation affecting health care, environment and public safety and more went into effect Jan. 1

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Health officers stress safety measures against COVID

Health officers say recent COVID infection surge is fueled by 'highly contagious Omicron subvariants.'

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Education / Schools

COMMUNITY OPINION: Do the ends justify the means?

Drew McAlister writes In response to: Aromas-San Juan teachers vote of ‘no confidence’ in the superintendent.

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Week of March 18 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

12, 955 people tested positive, 21 are active patients, and 98 have died.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: For what does your ideology serve?

Joel Buckingham writes that ideologies that are no longer guided by desiring and enhancing human flourishing, are is missing the point.

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Hollister School District provides KN95 masks to staff

The Hollister School District this week distributed nearly 3,700 KN95 masks to staff members as an additional safety measure during the current surge in COVID-19 cases. Additional masks are on the way for staff and students as well.

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Hollister School District faces COVID surge

Board of Trustees takes action to deal with teacher shortages and expand communication with parents.

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Gavilan trustees approve COVID protocols for spring semester

College President Kathleen Rose says more classes will be conducted remotely.

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Week of Jan. 7 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

9,163 people tested positive, 388 are active patients, 8,688 have recovered and 87 have died.

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Week of December 17 Coronavirus Roundup for San Benito County

7,968 people tested positive, 118 are active patients, 7,769 have recovered and 81 have died.

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Week of Dec. 10 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,877 people tested positive, 156 are active patients, 7,641 have recovered and 80 have died.

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Health

Public health officer provides COVID-19 update

Dr. George Gellert addresses vaccinations, boosters, home COVID-19 tests and provides holiday safety recommendations .

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Week of Nov. 19 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,587 people tested positive, 70 are active patients, 7,440 have recovered and 77 have died.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The quiet 98%

Anne Stickett writes about hope in the community and of the quiet members who are working together to get through the pandemic.

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Week of Oct. 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,196 people tested positive, 96 are active patients, 7,002 have recovered and 71 have died.