Empty parklet in front of Country Rose on Dec. 7 following the Regional Stay-at-Home Order. The order limits food service to take-out and delivery. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

Deja Vu: businesses toughing out stay-at-home order

Outdoor dining helped restaurants stay afloat prior to the shutdown enacted Dec. 7.

County Express Transit Manager Regina Valentine and driver Leona Medearis-Peacher. Photo courtesy of Regina Valentine.

Transportation

County Express drivers deliver food to at-risk seniors

Over 19,000 meals served from local restaurants as part of Great Plates Delivered program.

Checkout line at Safeway. Gig economy workers have become frequent shoppers at grocery stores during the pandemic. Photo provided.

Business / Economy

Gig workers soldier on during pandemic

An Instacart shopper and DoorDash delivery driver share their food-handling experiences.

Celery is just one crop that can be delivered to your home. Photo courtesy of Royal Greens Family Farm.

San Benito Lifestyle

How to get fresh food during shelter-in-place

Farms and businesses step up to deliver supplies to homes and cars.

Hollister Rec staff staging outside of the Community Center waiting for donations. Photo provided by Hollister Recreation.

Nonprofits

Hollister Recreation partners with nonprofit to deliver senior meals

Adopt a Senior program provides food, water and other essential supplies.