Emergency drills involving multiple city and county agencies are held at least once a year. Photo by John Chadwell.


County prepares for disasters, from earthquakes to power grid failure

The San Benito County’s Office of Emergency Services has plans for most emergencies, but says residents also need to have plans to survive the initial days or weeks following a disaster.

Two linemen on a telephone pole. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Power outages affecting Hollister residents

Affected areas experiencing up to 18 hours without power.