County Office Building on Fifth Street in Hollister, which houses the San Benito County Elections Office. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Notice of Election for San Benito County

Nomination period begins July 13 and ends Aug. 7.

Tim Burns. Photo provided.

Government / Politics

Tim Burns to run for Hollister City Council District 4

Burns writes that it's time the council got back to basics and worked together to represent the needs and interests of the community.

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Resurfacing of 129 near San Juan Bautista to include overnight weekend work

Work taking place from Pajaro River Bridge to the interchange of Highway 101 and State Route 129.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Why our kids must go back to school in person

Randy Logue writes that it is critical that students return to school this fall, or they may never go back to school again.

COVID-19 testing site set up inside the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister. File photo by Robert Eliason.


COVID-19 testing continues at Vets Building despite supply shortage

OptumServe site in Salinas helps out with extra kits.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


July 10 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

324 people have tested positive since February, 40 are active patients, 284 have recovered; state issues warning about scammers exploiting contact tracing program.