Jon Cuilla and his fellow co-owners planned to open Pour Decisions Taproom in Hollister in September 2019. John Holder, the owner of Brew City Burgers in Gilroy, was thinking along roughly the same timeline. However, both of the ventures got delayed, and then the coronavirus pandemic hit.
Since then, as of Dec. 28, Covid-19 has killed 27 more people in San Benito County, and another 652 in Santa Clara County, according to public health officials. The rate of the virus’ spread has expanded exponentially—with more than 1,000 positive cases reported daily in recent weeks in Santa Clara, and a positivity rate of 68.3 new cases per 100,000 residents per day in San Benito.
Nail salons can reopen indoors in San Benito County if they adhere to revised Covid-19 criteria issued by Gov. Gavin Newsom Sept. 22.
We need to work harder as a community to protect one another by understanding that this virus is serious and precautions are still needed.
Everyone knows that a lockdown isn't a measure that can be sustained forever. The facilities have been on lockdown since mid-February using Covid-19 or coronavirus as the reason.
More than 500 companies in San Benito County have collectively received millions of dollars worth of loans through the Small Business Administration since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
As if high school football coaches weren’t busy enough, another layer was added to their duties when the coronavirus pandemic hit.
Californians are rightfully confused by the rapid, even erratic, changes of course that Gov. Gavin Newsom has steered in recent weeks after drawing praise for his early and straightforward actions in the first days of the public health crisis.
San Benito County officials next week will host an online focus group and a press conference to provide information on a grant program for small businesses impacted by Covid-19.
Safeway confirmed on June 2 that an employee at its store on Tres Pinos Road in Hollister has a confirmed case of Covid-19.