Superior Court of San Benito County on Fourth Street in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Hollister Police announce guilty verdict in the death of Christopher Jacobs

Jacobs died from stab wounds in December 2020.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Week of Feb. 25 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

12,836 people tested positive, 42 are active patients, 12,699 have recovered and 95 have died.

Hollister Police Department. BenitoLink photo.

News Release

Hollister Police releases surveillance video from 2016 arrest

All charges were dropped in 2021.

San Benito evening primrose. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management.

Environment / Nature

Q&A: San Benito evening primrose removed from endangered plant list

Since it was listed in 1985, the plant’s range has expanded from nine locations to more than 100 in San Benito, Monterey and Fresno counties.

File photo of the San Benito County Historical Park. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

County allocates remaining American Rescue Plan funds

Supervisors consider $4.8 million in infrastructure upgrades and personnel plans.