Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


July 3 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

260 people have tested positive since February, 34 are active patients, 224 have recovered; Teknova hiring spurred by COVID-19; San Benito County COVID-19 Disaster small business relief grant program.

Strada Verde Illustrative Site Plan. Image from the Initiative.

Business / Economy

Strada Verde project files petition signatures

San Benito County Office of Elections is now verifying signers.


News Release

California Transportation Commission approves $1.8 Billion to repair infrastructure and transit

$6.1 million allocated to construct maintenance vehicle pull-outs, gore and center median paving on various areas along Highway 101 between Monterey and San Benito counties.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


San Benito County urges residents to stay home on the Fourth of July

Health officials across the region urge residents to protect themselves and the community by celebrating from home this holiday weekend.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista applying for $65K housing production grant

City Manager will use funds to update accessory dwelling unit design guidelines and inclusionary ordinance.

All Teknova employees must now wear masks and practice social distancing. Photo provided by Teknova.

Business / Economy

Teknova hiring spurred by COVID-19

The Hollister company is now seeking up to 15 people and expects more positions to open in the coming weeks.