Location of the 4.7 earthquake outside of Tres Pinos on Oct. 15, 2019.


4.7 earthquake shakes San Benito County

Epicenter in the Gabilan Range outside of Tres Pinos.

A swift-water rescue team from San Jose evacuated 34 people from Lovers Lane during the Jan. 2017 flooding. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Foundation partners with Office of Emergency Services to be disaster ready

Disaster Relief Fund hopes to distribute donations during emergencies.

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Earthquake strikes near Aromas

4.0 temblor was followed by smaller quakes later in the morning


3.7 quake south of Hollister

Temblor was in a rural area of the county, with no damage reported


Government / Politics

Searching for the faults in our downtown

City to negotiate $425,000 contract for firm to conduct the first phase of an earthquake fault study in downtown. Second phase has unknown costs, but could be much more.


Earthquake shakes Hollister Thursday night

Temblor felt throughout the area; no damage reported

The entire mission is build of unreinforced materials.


Nonprofit aims to raise $14 million to repair Mission San Juan Bautista

Parishioners, others gear up to reach out to corporations and individuals for $14 million to preserve the 218-year-old structure

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San Benito Lifestyle

Where were you during the quake 25 years ago? Share your memories

The 1989 quake shook up San Benito County and its people. What are your recollections?

The building on the corner of Fifth and San Benito was damaged in the quake, but was saved from demolition. Photo courtesy of farmersagent.com.

Business / Economy

Loma Prieta: 25 years later, quake still leaves mark on downtown Hollister

Hollister was hard hit by the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, when it changed the face of downtown

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Police / Fire

Hollister fire chief encourages quake preparedness

Napa quake serves as a reminder to create or reinforce safety plans


Small quake rattles near San Juan

3.0 temblor hit Friday evening

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Juan

Earthquake shakes San Juan residents awake at 1:32am



Free Phone Apps from the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has free apps for smart phones and tablets, including First Aid and Earthquake.