Hazel Hawkins ER Team conducting a video assessment with patient. Photo provided by Hazel Hawkins Hospital.


Hazel Hawkins Hospital preps for more coronavirus cases

ER medical director says “it’s the calm before the storm.”

Tenting outside Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital on March 18. Photos by John Chadwell.


Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital gives update on COVID-19 preparation

“While we understand that some of these measures may be an inconvenience, our top priority continues to be the health and safety of our staff, patients and community,” said CEO Ken Underwood.

Cal Fire was one of the state agencies that spoke at the wildfire town hall meeting on April 4. Photo courtesy of Jim Gillio.

Police / Fire

State, local agencies discuss wildfire preparedness and prevention

Residents attend town hall hosted by San Benito Fire Safe Council.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Local fire groups to hold town hall on wildfire preparation

April 4 session covers prevention and response in hazard zones of San Benito County.

Pictured here from left to right: Dolores Villalon, Norma Molina, Diane Ortiz, Rosio Valdez, and Jesse De La Cruz.

Children and Youth

Diabetes Prevention Camp Celebrates Successful Week

A group of 40 school children, aged 10-14, met this week for the Youth Alliance's annual Diabetes Prevention Camp for Youth. The kids spent their days learning about healthy eating and exercise.