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April 18, 2021

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.

Opinion: Freedom and restrictions

It seems very convenient to issue a new wide ranging Stay At Home order one month before the new Covid-19 vaccine is supposed to be rolled out.

Opinion: Threats and promises

It's like someone got the turkey wishbone and pulled both ends wishing for business as usual. Nodes keep popping up like ducks in a carnival shooting gallery. It's time leaders faced reality: time to be creative, time to be thoughtful.

Letter to the editor: For the love of Errol

PORC has been relentlessly trying to convince people to direct their anti-growth anger towards Betabel. They've used lies and scare tactics and seem to have no conscience, or respect for the community they're lying to.

Letter: Keep Hollister clean

It would be wonderful to be able to look only in front of you and not look down at the ground that is littered with garbage such as plastic bottles, metal cans, paper coffee cups, plastic bags and so on.

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.

Mayor Ignacio Velazquez: State of the city

Every year we have the opportunity to make a change in our community, but 2019 is special in that there are four new council...

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: Farmworker housing should be priority

By Kollin Kosmicki San Benito County must address the severe farmworker housing shortage.   As a journalist in the early 2000s, I examined heartbreaking farmworker housing conditions...

Guest view: We can beat the coronavirus

We need to work harder as a community to protect one another by understanding that this virus is serious and precautions are still needed.