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Week of April 16 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

5,966 people have tested positive, 65 are active patients, 5,838 have recovered and 63 have died; the county's positivity rate is 3.3%.

File Photo. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital purchases kid-friendly lab station

The new station includes a padded top and round corners with both seated and flat top sections to best accommodate children and infants.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Gavilan College to host two virtual job fairs

Events will include a 20-30 minute presentations from employers.

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San Benito County releases list of business grant winners

A total of $550, 000 was awarded for this second round of Small Business Grants.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

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Week of April 9 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

5,911 people have tested positive, 47 are active patients, 5,802 have recovered and 62 have died; the county's positivity rate is 2.4%.

Hollister Police Department. BenitoLink photo

News Release

Police to conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint April 9

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment while also checking drivers for proper licensing.

2015 Girls Inc. ECHO Program, funded in part by the CFFSBC

News Release

Girls Inc. of the Central Coast San Benito Committee Community Meeting

Committee looking for potential new members.

Panoche Hills Recreation Area. Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management.

News Release

Bureau of Land Management closes Panoche Hills to vehicle access early due to dry conditions 

Vehicle access remains open at Tumey Hills until April 15.

News Release

San Benito County Advances to Orange Tier

Bars, breweries and distilleries may resume outdoor operations. Fairs are also allowed at 25% capacity.

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Transportation

Caltrans awards millions for local roadway safety projects

Existing damaged or destroyed guardrails to be replaced at 22 road locations in San Benito County.

Seal courtesy of San Benito County Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

SBC Sheriff’s Office investigating McCloskey Road murder

No suspect information released at this time.

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Nonprofits

BenitoLink website issues resolved

Our site experienced technical issues last week that caused an outage for nearly 24 hours.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Week of April 2 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

5,875 people have tested positive, 38 are active patients, 5,776 have recovered and 61 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 2.1%.

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News Release

Caltrans District 5 seeking applicants for scholarship program

Applications must be submitted by May 3.

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News

Downtown Hollister spring cleanup planned for April

Volunteers needed on April 17.