Hollister City Hall. File photo.

Government / Politics

Hollister agencies to apply for COVID-19 grant funding

Staff seeks $30K from CARES Act, while the fire department puts in for two FEMA grants.

City Clerk Christine Black swears in new firefighters. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Police / Fire

Hollister Fire Department graduates four new firefighters

Three additional staff expected to be hired in the near future.

OES Manager Kevin O'Neill said the normally three-month reimbursement time frame is longer because of fires across California. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

FEMA slow in reimbursing for flood damages partially because of fires

Kevin O’Neill, manager of Office of Emergency Services, reported the county has eight flood-related projects with a cost of $1.8 million. So far FEMA has reimbursed only $107,500.

The latest 20 additions to the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Health

Community Emergency Response Team Graduates 20

The San Benito County Office of Emergency Services announced this week 20 new graduates with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).