Photo courtesy of San Benito Farm Housing.

Health

Farmworkers face COVID, heat wave and wildfire smoke

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

Smoke covers Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

San Benito County air quality at unhealthy level due to regional fires

Public advised to limit outdoor activity.

Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Health

Gavilan College cancels classes due to air quality

Classes have also been canceled for Friday, Nov. 16.

Photo of the Beaver Fire in San Benito County in Summer 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

California wildfires affecting air quality

San Benito County Public Health Services reminds you to check air quality monitors for up-to-date information.

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Government / Politics

Grant means West Gateway improvements will get rolling in a few years

The grant will help change Fourth Street between Westside Boulevard and Graf Road to a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly roadway

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Health

San Benito County air quality hampered by Big Sur fire

Local health department issues warning about air quality; encourages San Benito County residents to stay indoors if they have breathing disorders