Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police arrest homicide suspect

19-year-old male held on $1 million bail.

Photo provided by the Hollister Farm Service Agency.


USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program deadline is Sept. 11

Dairy, livestock, nurseries and an expanded range of specialty crops are covered.

West Cost Hollister black belt testers. Standing: Zander Brister, Pamela Brister, Noah Fort, Lisa Fort, Nathan Fort, Aidan Fort, Julia Hicks, Miles Gamble. Kneeling: Ashley Cisneros-Avila, Sadel LoCascio, Jarrod LaFavre, Kyle Salazar. Photo courtesy of Nathan Fort.

Sports & Recreation

Local martial arts studio victorious in virtual competition

Twelve students graduate to higher honors.

Cal Fire extended an evacuation warning for the SCU Lightning Complex Fire to the northern county line on Aug. 20. Map data courtesy of County of Santa Clara, Bureau of Land Management, Esri, HERE, Garmin, USGS, NGA, EPA, USDA, NPS.

Police / Fire

Aug. 25 fire watch for San Benito County

Still no evac orders or warnings for San Benito.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


August 25 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

987 people have tested positive since February, 11,526 tested in total, 112 are active patients, 868 have recovered and seven have died; USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program deadline is Sept. 11.