Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


March 27 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

There are 14 confirmed cases in San Benito County since February, 11 of which are active; schools will be closed through May 1; DHS extends Real ID deadline to Oct. 2021; Save Mart/Lucky supermarkets hiring temporary workers.

Zack Freitas at Bear's Hideaway. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

Musicians take to the web for live performances

Online concerts are the new normal during shelter-in-place.

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Government / Politics

Governor Newsom issues statewide moratorium on evictions

Order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by law enforcement or courts. It also requires tenants to declare in writing, no more than seven days after the rent comes due, that the tenant cannot pay all or part of their rent due to COVID-19.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista closes city park playgrounds and restrooms

"We can all do our part to flatten the curve and prevent further spread of COVID-19," said City Manager Don Reynolds.

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News Release

LULAC provides list of local resources

Food access, seniors, resources for workers and more.

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Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: Final certified results

Medina remains District 1 supervisor; Kosmicki and Norton move forward in District 2 race; Gonzales wins in District 5.

Photo courtesy of Census Bureau website.

Government / Politics

In-person census activities hampered by coronavirus

San Benito County committee asks residents to self-respond online, over the phone or by mail.