San Benito County Sheriff Darren Thompson getting his Flu Shot. Photo Courtesy of  the San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency

Health

Health Officials Encourage Community to Get Flu Shot

San Benito County Public Health Services will be conducting a Free Flu Vaccination Clinic at Veterans Memorial Building on Thursday Oct. 26 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Local company ARTI-Culture will be putting on a free painting class this Saturday at the annual Olive Festival. Both owner Joel Esqueda (featured right) and volunteer Rolan Resendiz will be present. Photo credit Becky Bonner-Leland.

Nonprofits

Get Ready to Paint at this Weekend’s Olive Festival

This Saturday at the annual Olive Festival attendees will get the chance to create a San Benito Rock for free. People are encouraged to bring their children to participate.

Various hands-on craft activities are part of the cost of the admission ticket to the festival.

Agriculture

A Fun-Filled Schedule for the San Benito Olive Festival

The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival is very excited to announce its entertainment schedule happening this Saturday, October 14, 2017.

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Government / Politics

County Supervisor News Roundup

Chamber produces promotional videos for county, White House designates county HIDTA area, new LBGT youth program, county to produce its own promotional video.

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Business / Economy

Caltrans work causing delays on 156 this week and next

Caltrans will be doing road work and traffic will be affected Oct. 12, and Oct. 17 through 19 on Highway 156 between San Juan Bautista and Hollister.

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Red Flag Weather Warning for San Benito County

Wind and dry vegetation elevate risk in the county.