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California Highway Patrol investigating fatal traffic collision on HWY156

The collision resulted in one fatality and three hospitalizations.

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News Release

Hollister Police Animal Care and Services investigate animal cruelty case

HPD says the driver was seen releasing kittens onto the shoulder of the road from a moving vehicle.

Site of Gavilan College's Fairview Corners campus in San Benito County on March 7, 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Events

Gavilan College San Benito County Campus Committee meeting

Zoom meeting scheduled for July 26 at 6 p.m.

News Release

Hollister Police investigating an overnight shooting

A male suffers a single gunshot wound. He is expected to fully recover.

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News

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%.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

News Release

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.

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News Release

HPD responds to several calls involving guns and juveniles over weekend

The ages of the juveniles range from 12 to 16 years old.

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News Release

San Benito County among jurisdictions recommending indoor masking

Businesses are urged to adopt universal masking requirements for customers.

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News

Lightning alert issued for parts of San Benito County

Erratic winds and any cloud-to-ground lighting strikes have the potential of starting new wildfires. 

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News

Week of July 16 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,204 people tested positive, 47 are active patients, 6,094 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 4.1%.

Dr. Benedict Carota. Photo by Leslie David

Announcements

Dr. Benedict Carota to retire in October

In letter to his patients he introduces his replacement.

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News

Week of July 9 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,173 people tested positive, 52 are active patients, 6,053have recovered and 63 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 2.3%.

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News Release

San Benito County Office of Education announces Stuff the Bus event

Volunteers are needed for the August 7 event.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

News Release

San Juan Bautista facilities reopen to public

City Council and Planning Commission meetings to remain virtual through July.

File photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

San Benito County students read at record levels

Students read over 126 million words in a three-month span.