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Locals demonstrate in support to recall Gov. Newsom

An informal protest against Governor Newsom erupted in Hollister on Sept. 19.

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Sept. 18 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,272 people have tested positive since February, 40 are active patients, 1,221 have recovered and 11 have died, with the latest death reported Sept. 18; the county's current positivity rate is 8.1%.

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Sept. 17 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,260 people have tested positive since February, 34 are active patients, 1,216 have recovered and 10 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 8.1%.

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Sept. 17 drive-thru flu shot clinic cancelled

Gas leak in Hollister disrupts plans.

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Sept. 16 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,254 people have tested positive since February, 29 are active patients, 1,215 have recovered and 10 have died; the county's current positivity rate is 8.1%.

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Sept. 15 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,245 people have tested positive since February, 33 are active patients, 1,202 have recovered and 10 have died; the county's current positivity rate is 8.1%.

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Sept. 14 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,240 people have tested positive since February, 36 are active patients, 1,194 have recovered and 10 have died; county positivity rate is currently 13.4%.

Linda Lampe, owner of outreach center My Father’s House and pastor with Hollister Community Outreach, prepares food for Hollister homeless. File photo by John Chadwell.

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Hollister Community Outreach offers free food boxes on Sept. 12

Distribution begins at 2 p.m. at Worth Saving thrift store.

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Sept. 11 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,213 people have tested positive since February, 40 are active patients, 1,163 have recovered and 10 have died; current positivity rate is 13.4%; HDA postpones annual street festival and car show to July 2021.

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Sept. 10 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

No new cases reported as of Sept. 10. 1,209 people have tested positive since February, 13,204 tested in total, 65 are active patients, 1,134 have recovered and 10 have died.

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Sept. 9 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,209 people have tested positive since February, 13,153 tested in total, 74 are active patients, 1,125 have recovered and 10 have died.

ER staff at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.

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High positivity and case rates keeps county from advancing in state’s reopening guidelines

San Benito and 32 other counties are under maximum restrictions.

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Sept. 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,207 people have tested positive since February, 13,120 tested in total, 87 are active patients, 1,110 have recovered and 10 have died.

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Sept. 4 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,162 people have tested positive since February, 12,818 tested in total, 93 are active patients, 1,061 have recovered and eight have died.

Photo courtesy of San Benito Farm Housing.

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Farmworkers face COVID, heat wave and wildfire smoke

SBC Office of Emergency Services provides N95 masks to guard against unhealthy air quality.