Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

SJB Council adopts COVID-19 enforcement ordinance

City can now use fines to enforce mask ordinance, declare businesses a public nuisance and revoke licenses.

San Benito County Supervisor Peter Hernandez spoke to the crowd at the Oct. 31 Donald Trump rally. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Residents accuse Supervisor Hernandez of violating mask ordinance and election law

Supervisor Anthony Botelho also called out for filming candidate endorsement with county seal in the background.

Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Residents speak out as Hollister Council passes mask ordinance

Opponents of the new rule gather outside City Hall.

Cashier wearing a face mask. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Final vote for Hollister mask ordinance set for Sept. 21

If approved, the city would join San Juan Bautista in having an enforceable resolution on the books.