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 Heat advisory in effect until Oct. 1

High pressure strengthening over the region will bring hot and dry conditions to the region midweek. Locally, hotter conditions will develop in the Southern Salinas Valley on Sept. 30 before spreading across most urban areas by Oct. 1.

News Release

Gov. Newsom signs legislation from Farmworker COVID-19 Relief Package

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas said AB 2043 and AB 2165 will ensure farmworkers have access to workplace safety information and essential state services.

Illustrative site plan from public filing of initiative.

Business / Economy

Virtual town hall on Measure N planned for Oct. 1

Presentation on Strada Verde proposal to be followed by Q&A session.

Ignacio Velazquez and Sal Mora.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: Hollister Mayor

Sal Mora challenges longtime incumbent Ignacio Velazquez.

About the local candidates on your 2020 ballot

BenitoLink has gathered information on candidates to help residents make informed choices.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Sept. 29 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,348 people have tested positive since February, 31 are active patients, 1,306 have recovered and 11 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 7.5%; outdoor playgrounds can open with modifications.