SBC Sheriff deputy Luis Espejo works security at the main entrance to Christmas Hill Park following the Garlic Festival shooting on July 28. Photo courtesy of SBC Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

SBC Sheriff deputies respond to Garlic Festival shooting

Officers assisted with security and searching perimeter of the festival.

Capt. Eric Taylor speaking to county supervisors about the training staff would receive. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Police / Fire

Sheriff’s Office to be trained by media company on communications

Supervisors approve one-year contract.

The federal jury spent three weeks evaluating the Martinez v. San Benito County case. Photo by Garrick Wong.

Government / Politics

County wins lawsuit, Martinez considers filing for mistrial or appeal

After losing her lawsuit against the county, Nancy Martinez told supervisors she isn’t done and plans to continue the fight to decriminalize mental illness in the community.

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SBC Sheriff’s Office requests information about missing person.

Updated story. 37 year old male missing since Sept.13. Last seen at Lake McAlpine Park in San Juan Bautista.

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Police / Fire

Hollister resident killed in suspected DUI crash

CHP arrested one driver on suspicion of driving under the influence

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Lack of Public Safety in San Benito County

San Benito County is a treasure worth protecting

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Nonprofits

National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6!

Celebration of 30th year of National Night Out