Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

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Road and Lane Closures for May 16-22

Work along Highway 101 leads to lane closures.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Bach to Blues musical event available to stream starting May 14

Event can be streamed free starting 6 p.m.

Officers from city, state and federal agencies honored those who died in the line of duty in 2020. Photo by John Chadwell.


Local law enforcement holds ceremony for officers killed in 2020

18 California officers died in the line of duty.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of May 14 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,068 people have tested positive, 17 are active patients, 5,979 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's positivity rate is 2%.

Photo courtesy of Water Resources Association San Benito County.

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San Benito County included in drought state of emergency proclamation

41 counties now under drought state of emergency intended to protect communities and the environment, representing 30% of the state’s population.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.

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COVID-19 vaccine authorized for people 12-15 years old

The most commonly reported side effects in the adolescent clinical trial participants, which typically lasted 1-3 days, were pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, chills, muscle pain, fever and joint pain.

Hollister Public Works made repairs to a broken cast iron water pipe below Forth Street and restored service to 25 homes in one day. Photo by John Chadwell.


Water main break a sign of old infrastructure

Lacking funds, Hollister’s public works department operates in “fix-it-as-it-breaks” mode rather than providing preemptive maintenance.