Pinnacles National Park. File photo.

Environment / Nature

Pinnacles National Park to reopen west entrance

All park trails remain closed except for the Bench and Sycamore trails due to high fire danger and the overloading of the national wildland fire response system.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police plan Sept. 26 DUI checkpoint

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and checking drivers for proper licensing.

Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Residents speak out as Hollister Council passes mask ordinance

Opponents of the new rule gather outside City Hall.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Sept. 24 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,321 people have tested positive since February, 55 are active patients, 1,255 have recovered and 11 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 4.5%.