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Highway 25/156 roundabout construction to begin May 31

Caltrans says travelers can expect delays of up to 20 minutes and that message and directional signs will be in place to assist travelers.

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SBC agencies share guidance to navigate the infant formula shortage

The county advises parents to consult their child’s pediatrician if your baby requires a specialized formula and needs a recommendation for a comparable formula to use.

In 2020, approximately 275 wildland fires burned nearly 200,000 acres of Bureau managed land in California. Photo courtesy of Cal Fire.

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Bureau of Land Management issues seasonal fire restrictions 

Restrictions go into effect May 25.

Around 20 people waiting in line on Jan. 6, 2022 outside the Hazel Hawkins Community Health Center where the county conducts COVID-19 tests. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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OptumServe COVID testing sites offer test-to-treat program

These facilities are locations where people can get tested for COVID-19, speak to a health care provider about treatment options and leave with those treatments in-hand if they're eligible.

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SBC Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts scholarship awards night

Twenty-eight graduating seniors awarded over $25,000 in scholarships.

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Green Business Committee to host water emergency meeting

Shawn Novack of the Water Resources Association of San Benito County will be the speaker.

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Events

Public meetings for the week of May 23

County supervisors, schools districts and water districts to meet this week.

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Gavilan College Board selects new superintendent/president    

The board will officially consider Pedro Avila's employment agreement at the June 14 Board of Trustees meeting.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Gavilan College holding superintendent candidate forums

Interviews in person and over Zoom begin May 18 at 1:15 p.m.

Landscape view from Hepsedam Peak looking east towards San Benito Mountain in southern San Benito County. Photo by Ryan O'Dell, courtesy of BLM.

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Bureau of Land Management seeks nominations for its councils

Nominations must be submitted by June 15.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Gavilan College receives anonymous $40K gift

Gavilan says it is the largest one-time donation received by the college.

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Announcements

Public meetings for the week of May 16

Hollister and San Benito County among 10 agencies to meet this week.

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Health officers stress safety measures against COVID

Health officers say recent COVID infection surge is fueled by 'highly contagious Omicron subvariants.'

Members of Hollister VFW Post 9242 presented scholarships to 10 SBHS graduates on May 21, 2021. Photo courtesy of Bernie Ramirez.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9242 announces fundraisers

Fundraisers consists of a dinner and a raffle.

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Youth Alliance visits Indian Canyon

A grant helps the nonprofit in its effort to provide opportunity for local youth to be engaged in educational activities and build skills about civil rights.