OES Manager Kevin O'Neill said the normally three-month reimbursement time frame is longer because of fires across California. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

FEMA slow in reimbursing for flood damages partially because of fires

Kevin O’Neill, manager of Office of Emergency Services, reported the county has eight flood-related projects with a cost of $1.8 million. So far FEMA has reimbursed only $107,500.

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Agriculture

Federal disaster loan deadline extended for flood victims

Deadline moved back to December for small businesses, nonprofits impacted by the winter storms

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Another round of storms on the way

Rain could hit San Benito County by the Thursday morning commute; wet pattern to continue into next week

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Storms dust peaks with snow

Calmer weather days are predicted over the next week as San Benito County looks to dry out from a series of storms

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Storms dust peaks with snow

Calmer weather days are predicted over the next week as San Benito County looks to dry out from a series of storms

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County under flash flood watch

Heavy rain overnight into Wednesday could turn saturated soils and overtaxed storm drains into hazards