Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

Health

SBC residents age 65+ working in Santa Clara County eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Those eligible can register with any health care provider in Santa Clara County.

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Health

Measles cases confirmed in neighboring counties

The measles vaccination rate for children in San Benito County is high, according to the California Department of Public Health - over 95 percent on average in public and private schools.

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Agriculture

Uesugi Farms set to close

Still plans to operate autumn pumpkin park in San Martin.

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OPINION: Workers Commute to Santa Clara for More Jobs and Bigger Bucks

For those whose skills are in-demand and who can take the grind of the daily commute the motivation is simple – more jobs and higher pay.

A map of the proposed Sargent Quarry mining project. Courtesy of Santa Clara County).

Government / Politics

Citing cultural degradation and religious desecration, local tribe opposes mining project

The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band argues that a proposed mining project in southern Santa Clara County threatens its historical and cultural preservation

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Dispelling myths about fracking

Mythology is indeed seductive, no matter how intelligent the believer.

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: KQED talks fracking in San Benito County

Story, subsequent panel discussion addresses all sides of fracking in California