Michael Anderson and Leslie Schatz with Anderson Homes prepared checks from their 2020 Giving Back Starts at Home campaign. Photo courtesy of Anderson Homes.


Anderson Homes helps nonprofits serve through COVID-19

Third year of 'Giving Back Starts at Home' promotion gave a combined $7,500 to five San Benito nonprofits.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Wind advisory until Jan. 27 at 1 p.m.

Winds of 20-30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected, in excess of 60 mph in ridges and peaks.

California Highway Patrol. File photo.

Police / Fire

Fatal collision west of Lovers Lane

It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs were factors in the collision.

News Release

State health officials lift regional stay at home order

Counties now return to the color-coded tier system. San Benito County is in the strictest tier (purple). Services such as outdoor dining and personal care services can resume immediately with required modifications.

Third Street in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

SJB Council appoints two new planning commissioners

Ad hoc committee gives little detail about its evaluation process.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Jan. 25 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Three deaths and 16 new cases reported, 5,172 people have tested positive, 322 are active patients, 4,799 have recovered and 51 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 17.4%.