Tetiana Perepechina and Cathy Booth Vaughan. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.


Ukrainian staying in Hollister fled Russian forces twice in eight years

Tetiana Perepechina says she did not feel safe in Ukraine.

Dale Barnes, Joe Ortiz and Bernie Ramirez were among the Vietnam War veterans who spoke at San Benito High School on April 25-26. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Children and Youth

Vietnam veterans speak to students on war experiences

History comes to life at San Benito High School.

Re-enactors give a historical lesson about 19th Century women’s clothing.

Children and Youth

Civil War Days Bring Historic Re-Enactment to Tres Pinos

Re-enactors help bring 19th-Century conflict to life, and provide lessons on the Civil War’s Western theater

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COMMENTARY: Peace on earth – but not at any price

Peace is a nice concept, but some things are worth fighting for

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Middle East War Technology and Tactics Find a Home in Domestic Intelligence Gathering by Policing

Local politicians fail to understand the true meaning of the constitution and are passé


War and Peace in San Benito County

A personal perspective on life in San Benito County within the context of repeated wars over time from the 1950s to the present.