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January 17, 2021

Opinion: Public needs more info on Covid-19

One of the cornerstones of our legal system and our society in general is the concept of innocent until proven guilty, but with the pandemic our leaders have switched it to guilty until proven innocent. The California Department of Public Health, in my opinion, is at or near the top of that list.

Guest view: This election is a referendum on growth

More than any other time in recent history, this election in San Benito County is a referendum on growth.

Letter: Yes on N: Separating fact from fiction

These lies are nothing new from Measure N’s opponents, who have a long track record of spreading fear and inaccurate information to keep San Benito County from making meaningful progress.

Guest view: Time for progress, ideas on board of supervisors

I’m wholeheartedly committed to representing everyday residents’ interests and will do everything I can to end the Good-Old-Boy system of politics that favors the influential minority.

Guest view: Measure N offers no guarantees

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Clearly, developers have learned that they can fool us as many times as they would like by repeating the same lies and spending big money on elected officials that will help them get what they want.

Letters: Wake up to Covid-19 reality

Your idea that “the government” somehow coddles us is absurd given the facts of how the current administration has allowed "the greatest nation on earth" to have the worst death toll of any—210,000 as of this week, in case you missed it.

Parks & Recreation: It’s play time

It was the first time in seven months that Isaac and his younger sister, Isabella, had been to the Valley View Park playground since...

Letters to the editor: End Covid-19 restrictions, ‘good old boy attitude’

It is time to speak up for our lost freedoms and personal liberties. Because as history has so clearly shown us, each tiny step matters. It is time to recognize, beware, and protest the little steps—while we still have the freedom to do so.

Guest view: Trade policies leave workers even more vulnerable during pandemic

The economic downturn that the world is facing today as a result of Covid-19 may have been unavoidable. But the level to which so many of our neighbors are struggling today has been compounded greatly by the recent economic history of the United States, in which the economic security of working families has been sacrificed on the altar of corporate profits.

Guest view: Slow our growth

If there is one thing most of us can agree on, it is that we need to slow our growth.