Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of July 23 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,229 people tested positive, 34 are active patients, 6,132 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 2.8%.

An adult male mountain lion can have a home range greater than 100 square miles. Photo courtesy of Mountain Lion Foundation.


Hollister park closes indefinitely after mountain lion sighting

An adult with a cub was seen at Brigantino Park on July 19, the park’s Facebook page says.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

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Hollister Police Department planning DUI/driver’s license checkpoint this weekend

Checkpoint will be within city limits on July 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on July 25.

Sunnyslope County Water District General Manager Drew Lander said the district can't forgive past due bills. Photo by John Chadwell.


Past-due water bills in Hollister must be paid after Sept. 30

Governor’s 2020 executive order allowed Sunnyslope County Water District customers to keep their taps on despite non-payments during the pandemic.