Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of Dec. 10 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,877 people tested positive, 156 are active patients, 7,641 have recovered and 80 have died.

Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

News Release

Pinnacles National Park Reactivates Shuttle Service on East Side

Shuttle will take visitors from the campground overflow parking lot to the Bear Gulch Day Use Area.

A truck heads into the John Smith Road Landfill. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Clean California: San Benito County and Caltrans to Hold Free Bulky Item Recycling Event

This event will take place Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

St. Benedict Catholic Church. Photo provided.


Vatican removes former San Benito County priest from accused list

Scott McCarthy was placed on the list in 2019.

Bushes at the northeast corner of the Maple Street and Chappell Road intersection have created an obstruction of view for drivers. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


Hollister council sides with traffic study results for problem intersection

Residents asked for stop signs at Maple Street and Chappell Road, but the city says adding them would likely lead to more accidents. Instead, speed bumps and landscaping changes are recommended.