Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Sept. 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,207 people have tested positive since February, 13,120 tested in total, 87 are active patients, 1,110 have recovered and 10 have died.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police arrest arson suspect

Fire consumed over 70% of a structure on Vista Hill Court.

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Police / Fire

Sept. 8 fire watch for San Benito County

SCU Lightning Complex at 396,624 acres burned and 94% contained; air quality currently unhealthy for sensitive groups.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista conducting a median income survey

The city is looking to be reclassified as a disadvantaged community.