Explosives found in an abandoned trailer off Sunnyslope Road. Photo courtesy of the San Benito County Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

Explosives recovered from abandoned trailer

Sheriff’s Office says two devices contained shrapnel.

Joe Cousins with his father John's portrait. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

San Juan Bautista honors its own on Veterans Day

Local servicemen and a parachute regiment remembered.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

CA Office of Traffic Safety awards Hollister Police Department with $61,500 grant

Money will fund several traffic safety programs, including patrols with emphasis on alcohol and drug-impaired driving prevention.

Pet Friends board members and volunteers at Be True Cafe: Kristen Wynn, Linda Hilden, PJ Arata, Alexis Winder, and Barb Ament. The organization is participating in the San Benito Gives online auction alongside 40+ nonprofits. Photo courtesy of Pet Friends.


Nonprofits band together for online auction

San Benito Gives fundraiser shifts gears during the pandemic.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Nov. 11 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,540 people have tested positive since February, 58 are active patients, 1,467 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 3.1%.