Salinas-San Juan Grade Road runs through the Monterey-San Benito county line. Imagery c2021 AMBAG, Maxar Technologies, USDA Farm Service Agency Map data.

Police / Fire

Arrests made in relation to human remains found on Salinas Grade Road

This is an ongoing investigation and the San Benito Sheriff's Office is still pursuing leads for other suspects in this case.

Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.


SBC Public Health Services vaccine delivery for agriculture, food, emergency services, education and childcare sectors

County collaborating with Grower Shipper Association of Central California and Safeway Pharmacy to administer vaccinations for food and agricultural workers that live or work in San Benito.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

News Release

Lead Me Home: 10-year plan to end homelessness

Upcoming community input sessions planned to take place online.

Tom Andrade, Ashley Hooks and Emmanuel Salcedo at San Juan Barbershop. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

San Juan Barbershop attracts customers from miles away

Owner and barber speak on closing down and reopening during the pandemic.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Feb. 17 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Thirty-two new cases reported, 5,601 people have tested positive, 128 are active patients, 5,416 have recovered and 57 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 7.3%.