Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


June 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

233 people have tested positive since February, 38 are active patients, 193 have recovered; county to begin processing applications for CARES Act funding for local small businesses; Community Foundation and United Way to offer funding to nonprofits.

Customers walk into target on June 30. Photo by Shelby Schipsi.

Business / Economy

Hollister Target employees test positive for coronavirus

Five workers are on sick leave and in quarantine.

Fairview Corners, the future site of a Gavilan College campus in San Benito County. Gavilan purchased an 80-acre plot of land near Ridgemark at Airline Highway and Fairview Road for $8 million in partnership with Morgan Hill-based developer Dividend Homes in June 2007. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College hosts forum to discuss San Benito County campus

Project still in Phase One as planning continues.

Construction workers on the roof of new housing units. Photo by John Chadwell.


Hollister council deadlocked over growth management plan

Mayor Ignacio Velazquez doesn’t want to be ‘bullied’ by Sacramento; Councilwoman Carol Lenoir warns ‘lawsuits are coming.’