Davenport during CZU Complex Fire. Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management.

Environment / Nature

Bureau of Land Management temporarily suspends target shooting in Central California due to wildland fire danger 

Restriction to remain in effect until further notice.

Ginger Russo, Mary Regalo, and bakery owner Dianne Hampton. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Food / Dining

San Juan Bakery overwhelmed by customers and love

Third Street staple reopens after nearly six-month hiatus.

Pinnacles National Park. File photo.

Environment / Nature

Pinnacles National Park temporarily closes west unit and most hiking trails

Closures in effect until conditions change in relation to wildland fire danger.

Supervisorial Districts. Image courtesy of county website.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: SBC Supervisor District 2

Candidates Kollin Kosmicki and Wayne Norton face off Nov. 3.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Sept. 11 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,213 people have tested positive since February, 40 are active patients, 1,163 have recovered and 10 have died; current positivity rate is 13.4%; HDA postpones annual street festival and car show to July 2021.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Police / Fire

Sept. 11 fire watch for San Benito County

SCU Lightning Complex at 396,624 acres burned and 98% contained, full containment is expected Sept. 12; this will be the final daily fire watch for the time being.