Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


March 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

There are 17 confirmed cases in San Benito County since February, 12 of which are active and four recovered; CARES Act to provide assistance to individuals and businesses; Pinnacles closed to vehicle traffic, campground still open for those with reservations.

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Government / Politics

CARES Act to provide assistance for individuals and businesses

$2 trillion aid package includes cash payments, unemployment benefits and business loans.

Photo by Rene Rodriguez.


Moonlight Walk postponed due to COVID-19

The walk on the De Anza Trail was set for April 5, but will be rescheduled when it is safer to gather.

San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: On March 24 virtual board meeting

Supervisor Mark Medina writes about changes to meetings during the coronavirus pandemic and addresses his decision to postpone C-1 rezone of Betabel node.

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Roadside curve warning sign installation underway

Roadwork consists of daytime and overnight single lane closures and, depending on the highway, sometimes one-way traffic control.

Kids get exercise during a health and fitness lesson at the Emergency Pop Up Camp hosted by the YMCA of San Benito County. Photo courtesy of YMCA.


YMCA provides childcare for essential workers

Emergency Pop-Up Camp helps parents during COVID-19 outbreak.