Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.

Health

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital re-implements COVID-19 protective measures

Hospital takes action in response to increase in cases.

San Benito County Official Seal courtesy of San Benito County

Government / Politics

Public Health Officer orders county to close certain activities

Certain sectors to close at 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 10.

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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.

Sal Mora. Photo provided.

Government / Politics

Salvador Mora to run for Hollister Mayor

“Hollister is at the crossroads of opportunity. It always has been, but you have to work hard to give residents and the business community the chance to grow and thrive,” Mora said.

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.

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Patrick Ellis, CEO of Chamberlain's Youth Services. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

Chamberlain’s Youth Services Director steps into new role of Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Ellis to continue leading local nonprofit, Brenda Jimenez becomes Chief Programs Officer.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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Health

Behavioral Health provides updates on available services

Department has implemented safety protocols and physical distancing measures.

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News

San Benito County Amateur Radio Association Field Day set for June 27-28

This year, hams from San Benito County will use the radio stations set up in their homes or taken to their backyards and other locations to operate individually.

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Police / Fire

CHP reports fatal collision on Fairview Road

Early morning incident under investigation.

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Government / Politics

SBC Public Health gives guidance for firework stands

Operators need to have a COVID-19 Exposure Control Plan in place, which includes conducting daily screening of all employee and volunteers.

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