San Benito County Official Seal. Courtesy of San Benito County

Government / Politics

County receives complaints about public employee political activity

SBC said no evidence has been found that county employees, who are prohibited from such activities in their official capacity, have been involved in recent calls.

Photo courtesy of Community FoodBank.


Community FoodBank to receive 73,000 pounds of food

Largest donation in the organization's history.

San Benito County RMA Director Benny Young. Photo courtesy of the County of San Benito.

Government / Politics

San Benito County hires new RMA director

Benny Young comes from Monterey County with over 45 years of experience.

Businesses on San Benito Street will be refunded up to $15,000 for constructing parklets. Photo courtesy of city of Hollister.

Business / Economy

Hollister approves downtown parklet program

Portion of San Benito Street to be transformed into one-way thoroughfare.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Oct. 23 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,432 people have tested positive since February, 25 are active patients, 1,392 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 1.9%.