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Covered California extends special enrollment deadline

All screening and testing for COVID-19 is free of charge, and all health plans available through Medi-Cal and Covered California offer telehealth options.

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Environment / Nature

Hollister cleanup set for Aug. 1

Resident Ken Perez seeks volunteers to assist with picking up garbage in city parks and on sidewalks.

Calavera Coffee owner Evan Morris takes an order from a customer. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

Calavera Coffee opens at new location in Hollister

Owner Evan Morris is pleased with the first day of business.

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Government / Politics

Virtual public hearing planned for Community Development Block Grant funding

Money can be used toward rental assistance for low and moderate income residents impacted by COVID-19 to prevent eviction.

Andres Gutierrez with the Ladies of San Juan. Photo courtesy of Lupe Valdez.

Art & Culture

El Teatro Campesino remembers performer Andres Gutierrez

A San Juan Bautista fixture finds peace after struggling with PTSD and COVID-19.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


July 30 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

To date, 8,679 people have been tested in San Benito County. 609 have tested positive since February, 58 are active patients, 547 have recovered and four have died. Covered CA extends special enrollment deadline to end of August; joint virtual public hearing on Community Development Block Grant funding planned for Aug. 6.