Category Archive: Staff Columns

Mar 06 2015

Reporter Wanted

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Feb 27 2015

THE DOWNLOAD: Don’t Hate the Player; Hate the Game

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Elections are coming, and the chatter on our website is picking up. People are passionate, and they get angry – constantly. When it comes to calling candidates and politicians, some will happily answer. Others will dodge us, and some are just unable to get back to us for one reason or …

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Feb 06 2015

HEATHER HOPES: Will the Concerned Citizens Please Rise?

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com I read the comments left on the San Benito News website. And some are brutal. Many San Benitians make allegations against their elected officials – namely the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District’s Board of Trustees or the San Benito City Commissioners. I’m not talking minor accusations, either. Comparatively, …

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Jan 30 2015

Heather Hopes: Singled Out

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com As February rolls around, you will probably begin to notice local shops are becoming saturated with red and pink hearts. You’ll likely see additional aisles of chocolates and greeting cards spring up in stores. If you’re not careful, you may even catch yourself fondling an otherwise unassuming teddy bear …

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Jan 23 2015

HEATHER HOPES: Reclaim Your City!

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com Over the past few weeks, I have heard from dozens of citizens who don’t feel they have a voice at city hall. They say they feel at a disconnect between the issues they consider of utmost importance and those being addressed by city officials. I hear citizens and officials, …

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Jan 09 2015

Heather Hopes: Where Are You, Mr. Lara?

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com As an investigative reporter, I’ve had occasion to speak with a variety of individuals, ranging from everyday citizens eating breakfast sandwiches at fast food joints to elected officials, law enforcers and public servants. From musicians, artists and all sorts of creatives — both famous and local — to clergy …

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Jan 09 2015

The Download: The District, The City and the NEWS

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com We’re always learning. That’s something that stuck with me this week after I spoke with new superintendent of schools Dr. Puig. Every day, I’m learning something new about San Benito, or the many challenges of running a newspaper that prints twice a week. It can be difficult. It can definitely be …

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Jan 02 2015

THE DOWNLOAD: The Good, the Bad and the City

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Each year, as has long been the tradition at the San Benito News, we run a scrooge piece calling out those who have earned themselves a top spot on our naughty list. This year is no different. I’ve only been here for a few months, and Christmas was last week. Still, …

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Dec 26 2014

THE DOWNLOAD: A Lot to be Grateful For

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Each year as I get older, Christmas seems to come around faster and faster. In past years, the weeks leading up to December 25 seemed to last an eternity. Then again, as kids, we rarely have a realistic concept of time. Many of us probably remember being very young and counting …

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Dec 26 2014

HEATHER HOPES: Mistreated and Merciful

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com Good afternoon, Ms. Cox. Love your stories. I would like your advice on resisting the temptation to lash out at people who wrong you in some way. Much of that occurs in the Valley, so much that it’s become a near everyday occurrence. How does one turn the other …

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