Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Dec. 10 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

2,314 people have tested positive since February, 369 are active patients, 1,926 have recovered and 19 have died; the county's current positivity rate is 8.4%; the San Joaquin Valley Region's ICU availability is 1.9%.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

News Release

Hollister police arrest team of alleged catalytic converter thieves

Officers found illegal drugs, several power tools, reciprocating saws, and two recently removed catalytic converters in suspects' vehicle.

San Benito County Official Seal. Courtesy of San Benito County

News Release

Advisory: Increased COVID-19 infections during flu/cold season

With the flu and cold season underway, county advises to assume symptoms are COVID-19 related.

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


Hollister School District campuses to remain closed

Trustees will again consider reopening in a January meeting, taking into account positive test rates, new case rates and vaccination availability.