Courtney Evans and deputies with the San Benito County Sheriff's Office at a Dec. 15 Board of Supervisors meeting. Image from video taken by resident Elia Salinas.

Police / Fire

Resident arrested prior to Board of Supervisors meeting

Courtney Evans said she assumes she broke a rule requiring face masks.

Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista adopts face mask penalties

Hollister to consider citation ordinance next month; county supervisors move on to other business.

Judy Rodriguez sewing masks. Photo provided by Gavilan College.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College’s Hollister site director uses shelter time to sew masks

Funds contribute to Gavilan Student Emergency Fund.

Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Health

San Juan Bautista distributes masks as order goes into effect

April 29 drive-thru for those in need taking place at community center.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Face covering order goes into effect April 27

Combined with sheltering in place, social distancing, and frequent hand hygiene, facial coverings help slow transmission of COVID-19.

Various designs of face coverings. Photo provided by Karen Stacy.

Health

County offering free face covering distribution

Drive-thru event to take place April 25.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

County-mandated facial covering order could come as soon as April 24

Coverings would be required in places where it isn’t possible to maintain social distancing.

Various designs of face coverings. Photo provided by Karen Stacy.

News Release

Cloth Face Covering Requirement for San Benito County

Order expected this week.