San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

SJB Council seeks member of public to serve on Urban Growth Boundary Committee

Interested residents can fill out attached application and turn it in at City Hall.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

San Benito County on state COVID-19 case monitoring list

If the county remains on the watch list for three or more consecutive days, the state will require the closure of all brewpubs, breweries, bars, and pubs—both indoors and outdoors—for at least three weeks, in addition to other indoor operations.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

July 7 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

292 people have tested positive since February, 37 are active patients, 253 have recovered; state places SBC on COVID-19 case monitoring list.

Photo provided by SNIP Bus.

Nonprofits

SNIP uses Community Foundation grant funds to provide spay and neuter services

Clinics held between January to May to reduce animal overpopulation and provide affordable services for pet owners in need.

The Superior Court of California in San Benito County is located at 450 Fourth Street in Hollister. File photo.

Justice

SBC Superior Court expands services while taking action to curtail effect of COVID-19

Clerk window to open for filing and payments.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

July 6 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

284 people have tested positive since February, 38 are active patients, 244 have recovered and two have died.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Transportation

State Route 129 Resurfacing Project Near San Juan Bautista Begins July 6

Work to take place July 6 through July

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

July 3 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

260 people have tested positive since February, 34 are active patients, 224 have recovered; Teknova hiring spurred by COVID-19; San Benito County COVID-19 Disaster small business relief grant program.

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News Release

California Transportation Commission approves $1.8 Billion to repair infrastructure and transit

$6.1 million allocated to construct maintenance vehicle pull-outs, gore and center median paving on various areas along Highway 101 between Monterey and San Benito counties.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health

San Benito County urges residents to stay home on the Fourth of July

Health officials across the region urge residents to protect themselves and the community by celebrating from home this holiday weekend.

San Benito County Official Seal courtesy of San Benito County

News Release

California updates its guidelines for fitness facilities and and places of worship

Changes in worker training, cleaning, physical distancing, aquatics, facility showers and food concessions modification for gyms.

News Release

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital welcomes interim CEO

John Wright was previously president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Dignity Health North State in Red Bluff, California.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

July 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

239 people have tested positive since February, 35 are active patients, 202 have recovered; SBHS discusses strategies to open; San Benito Stage Company begins online auditions.

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News Release

Congressman Panetta Co-Introduces the Opportunity Starts at Home Act

The act establishes a tax credit supporting affordable housing financed by the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit for vulnerable individuals and those with serious and long-term disabilities.

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Police / Fire

Hollister Police and Fire respond to hazardous material leak

Evacuations in effect around Haydon, Hawkins and Monterey streets.