Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


June 15 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

129 people have tested positive since February, 20 are active patients, 107 have recovered; Java Express resumes regular business hours; Public Health Officer approves expanded personal care services under Stage Three to reopen on June 19.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Government / Politics

Congressman Panetta introduces legislation to create small business tax credit

If approved, the Safe Reopening Tax Credit Act would work to provide businesses and nonprofits with credit for expenses related to preventing the spread of COVID-19 as they reopen.

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Business / Economy

SBC Public Health Officer approves expanded personal care services

Nail salons, tattoo parlors and other services can begin to open on June 19.

Hollister City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council members clash over conference expenses

Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Councilman Rolan Resendiz claim they were not informed in advance about a trip taken by Councilwoman Honor Spencer; Spencer said all council members received an email and that her request was approved.