Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: San Juan Bautista City Council

Four candidates compete for two seats.

Hollister District 1 Councilwoman Carol Lenoir. File photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Time for change

Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir writes in support of Sal Mora for mayor.

Arts Council 2020 Arts Express! Grantee El Teatro Campesino. Photo provided by SBC Arts Council.

Art & Culture

Applications open for COVID-19 Art Relief Grant programs

San Benito Arts Council offers two grant programs designed to aid and support local arts organizations and cultural groups that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police Department investigating daytime shooting

Officers dispatched to the area of San Lorenzo Drive for a report of several gunshots fired by multiple suspects.

RO Hardin Elementary School in the Hollister School District. Photo by Patty Lopez Day.

Education / Schools

HSD schools to remain closed through December

Trustees vote 4-1 in support of Superintendent Diego Ochoa’s recommendation.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Oct. 16 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

One new death reported; 1,396 people have tested positive since February, 15 are active patients, 1,367 have recovered and 14 have died; the county's current positivity rate is 2.8%.