Restoration work continues at the Mabie Northside Skilled Nursing Facility in Hollister after December rain flooded the building and displaced 46 residents. Photo by John Chadwell.


Flooded nursing facility to reopen in February

Restoration includes flooring, repairing drywall and removing asbestos.

The clean-up after the skilled nursing facility on Sunset Drive flooded on Dec. 4. Cleaning could be extensive if asbestos is discovered. Photos by John Chadwell.


Flooding forces nursing facility evacuation

Forty-six patients moved to Hazel Hawkins and another facility.

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Pig farm survives floods, some animals washed away

Jack Kimmich used his heavy trucks to help neighbors during floods as his pigs headed for higher ground.


Google Maps directions led some drivers to flooded roads

Office of Emergency Services director reports on road closures and rescues following latest round of storms


Government / Politics

Community Foundation accepting donations for flood victims

Hollister Firefighters Association establishes fund for residents of Lovers Lane area

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Flash flood warnings for the county

Flood-ravaged Lovers Lane area expected to be inundated again as Pacheco Creek exceeds flood stage; voluntary evacuations in effect again


Government / Politics

Supervisors receive update on flood damages, governor’s proclamation

Kevin O'Neill, director of the San Benito County Office of Emergency Services, addressed county supervisors on flood status as the county prepares to work with state agencies to assess damages

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Police / Fire

San Benito River rise above flood stage prompts warnings

Flash flood watch continues in San Benito County, as the San Benito River rose above flood stage


Police / Fire

Search and Rescue, Animal Control labor to save animals during flood

Search and Rescue team joins Animal Control to save animals for rising waters.


Government / Politics

County hosting community meeting for flood victims

Tuesday meeting will feature county officials answering questions from the public


Officials offer update on county flooding

Office of Emergency Services is asking residents affected by the flooding to fill out a survey to gather information on damage and losses

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Officials seek state of emergency designation for county

County also issues water contamination alert for homes on Lovers Lane, Frye Lane, and San Felipe Road to Shore Road because of flooding

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Medina thanks community for rallying after flood

Newly-seated county supervisor thanks first-responders, agencies and volunteers that have offered assistance


Police / Fire

Community rallies to help flood victims

Outpouring of support for residents, animals in the wake of evacuations during flooding

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Police / Fire

Flooding forces evacuations, road closures on Lovers Lane

Evacuation center set up in downtown Hollister for residents who chose to leave their homes; San Felipe closed between Highway 152 and Fairview