Health

State health officials announce Regional Stay at Home Order triggered by ICU capacity

No regions currently meet the threshold, but some are projected to within the next week.

Photo courtesy of Marine Life Studies Whale Entanglement Team.

Environment / Nature

Congressman Panetta commends completion of Marine Debris Removal Project after helping to secure funding in 2019

Whale Entanglement Team received $91,000 in grant funding for its removal of abandoned fishing gear on the sea floor that posed a risk to the well-being of local marine life.

Recology truck. File photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Recology offers unadvertised low-income customer discount

Available to qualifying single-family households using 20- or 32-gallon garbage carts.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Dec. 3 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

2,007 people have tested positive since February, 198 are active patients, 1,792 have recovered and 17 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 7.1%.