HFD Battalion Chief Charlie Bedolla speaking with Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez at the site of an early morning fire on April 2. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Police / Fire

Early morning fire damages homeless camps, communication lines

Cause is under investigation; damage assessment needed for San Juan Road bridge.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Week of April 2 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

5,875 people have tested positive, 38 are active patients, 5,776 have recovered and 61 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 2.1%.