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State issues new guidance for expanded personal services

Tentative implementation date of June 19 with approval from public health officer.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


June 12 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

118 people have tested positive since February, 13 active, 103 recovered; CDC issues updated guidelines as nation reopens.

A Hollister firefighter works to contain a brush fire at Park Hill in Hollister on June 12. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Police / Fire

Fire near Park Hill in Hollister forces evacuations

The Hollister Fire Department has not yet reported what started the brush fire.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Caution regarding vehicle initiative

Monterey Peninsula College instructor David Serena writes that there are questions to be answered before making an informed decision about the proposed Strada Verde Innovation Park.

Shelby O'Neil appeared on the May 11 episode of 'Sesame Street.' Photo courtesy of Shelby O'Neil.

Environment / Nature

Local environmental activist appears on ‘Sesame Street’

No Straw November founder Shelby O’Neil brings her message to national TV.