Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Three apply for SJB Planning Commission vacancies

Jackie Morris-Lopez, Priscilla Ribeiro and EJ Sabathia submit for two seats; former councilman Dan De Vries said he intends to submit an application.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.


Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital increases bed capacity and staffing during COVID-19 surge

COVID-19 patients account for approximately 62% of the hospital’s inpatient admissions.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Jan. 11 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Three deaths and 48 new cases reported, 4,451 people have tested positive, 613 are active patients, 3,799 have recovered and 39 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 15.4%; the San Joaquin Valley Region’s ICU availability is 0%.