17 minutes of silence lapses as students sit on the steps of San Benito High School Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David

Children and Youth

San Benito High students quietly protest gun violence on school campuses

75 students gather to show their concern for a national problem

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Children and Youth

Community asked to help with violence survey

Local nonprofit requests residents to take part in a survey on personal violence. Deadline for responses is Jan. 15

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Government / Politics

Farr joins sit-in on House floor to demand vote on gun legislation

Central Coast representative calls for assault weapons ban, background checks and passage of 'No Fly, No Buy' legislation

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COMMENTARY: Police, crime, and race – a volatile mixture

Distrust between police and minorities is endemic but not surprising