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San Benito Lifestyle

Hollister raising Pride flag at City Hall

For the first time, officials will hold a ceremony showing solidarity with the LGBTQ community on the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Hollister City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

City of Hollister to host workshops on General Plan update

Four online workshops to be offered in both English and Spanish.

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Red Cross now testing all blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies

Donations will be tested using samples pulled at the time of donation and sent to a testing laboratory where they will also undergo routine infectious disease testing.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


June 23 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

185 people have tested positive since February, 30 are active patients, 153 have recovered; Covered CA extends special enrollment period deadline to July 31.

Housing being constructed in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

COG to distribute over $300K in one-time funding

Majority of funds from California Department of Housing and Community Development program expected to go to Hollister based on population, with the county and SJB next in line.