Behind the scenes photo of a video shoot for 12 Days of Giving, featuring Esther Curtice (CASA), Patrice Kuerschner (Emmaus House), Patrick Ellis (Chamberlain's Youth Services), Nancy Frusetta (FoodBank) and Anna Foglia (Sun Street Centers). Photo courtesy of Lori Arnold.

Nonprofits

12 Days of Giving benefits local nonprofits

Campaign kicks off Dec. 1 and will help raise funds to support CASA of San Benito, Chamberlain's Youth Services, Community FoodBank, Emmaus House and Sun Street Centers.

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Food / Dining

SBC Arts Council to host pick-up benefit dinner

Farm-to-your-table event will consist of food prepared by local chef Becky Herbert of Farmhouse Cafe.

File photo.

Police / Fire

CHP to concentrate efforts on Highway 101 prior to Thanksgiving

Officers will work to educate motorists and enforce traffic safety laws, and will be actively looking for unsafe driving including seat belt violations, speed, distracted driving, and signs of impairment.

Staff at the San Benito Veterinary Center, formerly called the Hollister Veterinary Clinic. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

San Benito Lifestyle

Local veterinarian hangs up stethoscope after 29 years in Hollister

From treating pet mice to handling Great Danes, Jerry Leroux has seen a lot in nearly 50 years of practicing veterinary medicine.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Nov. 23 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,746 people have tested positive since February, 121 are active patients, 1,610 have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 6.3%; county rental assistance program deadline is Nov. 30.