Una Mas Saloon in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista council mulls closing bar over occupancy violations

Customers at Una Mas Saloon were reportedly shoulder-to-shoulder on Memorial Day, but owner says that’s false.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


May 27 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eighty-three people have tested positive since February, 16 are active, 65 have recovered; hair salons and barbershops can now reopen with guidelines; library to start online summer reading program in June.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Environment / Nature

MBCP and SVCE sign contract for solar and battery storage

Monterey Bay Community Power and Silicon Valley Clean Energy say contract will help meet local and state clean energy goals.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police respond to shootings and arson over Memorial Day weekend

HPD investigating vehicle that crashed into barricades on San Benito Street.

Phil Esparza and Congressman Jimmy Panetta sort supplies collected during the farmworker relief drive on May 23. Photo by Patty Lopez Day.


Weekend relief drive gathers goods for farmworkers

Donations pile high at San Juan and Hollister fire stations.