Public Health Departments around the Bay Area are announcing that influenza activity is increasing and has reached “widespread” levels. Areas with the most influenza activity in the State include the Bay Area.
The following are the top stories of the year in San Benito County:
Due to the severity of the Zika virus, the San Benito Health & Human Services Agency sent out another warning for people traveling to Latin America, including vacation destination spots Acapulco, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Mazatlan, Baja California Sur and Sonora.
Weeks before new leadership takes over on the board of directors, the San Benito Health Care District board approved renewing contracts Thursday for the chief executive officer and the chief financial officer.
There will be a lot of action in the local movie theater Thursday, and not just from the films.
Hollister residents in recent years have put up with a foul summer odor caused by San Benito Foods’ tomato cannery waste backing up the city’s industrial sewer pond. Now they’ll foot the bill for a related fine.
The owner of a biotech company recently awarded incentives by the City of Hollister to stay in town said the business wasn’t asking for any privileges.
The Hollister Fire Department failed to receive a federal grant to continue funding 12 firefighter positions, the city manager confirmed during Monday's council meeting.
The seasonal homeless shelter is set to open Dec. 3 through the end of March from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m., according to the county.
County supervisors this week discussed the possibility of putting a fence around a property adjacent to Garden Mart, a local nursery in downtown Hollister, to help combat trespassing and loitering issues related to the homeless population.

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