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June 17, 2024

Letters: PORC tried to bully board of supervisors

The proponents of a radical initiative have picked the worst possible time to put a stranglehold on the local economy.

Guest view: No new housing bills

Some want to take it a step further, urging that all non-essential legislation be postponed until 30 days after the statewide “shelter in place” order has been lifted.

San Benito High plans virtual grad ceremony

Graduation plans for San Benito High School were still up in the air as school closures affected several student activities for the rest of spring semester. But the school will continue with its ceremony and for most people it’s going to be something out of this world.

Hospital closes clinics, labs temporarily

The declining demand for treatment for injuries, illnesses and conditions unrelated to COVID-19 has forced the hospital to temporarily close some of its facilities.

Gov. Newsom lays out plan to loosen stay-at-home order

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday said he will revisit the statewide stay-at-home order in two weeks if the curve of COVID-19 cases in California is not only “flattening” but “declining.” That does not mean the order will be completely lifted, Newsom said, but certain...

Child injured in alleged DUI crash

An impaired woman was arrested after she fought with family members, fled the scene with her 3-year-old son and crashed her vehicle into a parked car, according to police.

SBHS nixes letter grades for spring semester

Students will now end each class with a Pass, Pass with Distinction or Incomplete mark.

Woman arrested for DUI after Hollister crash

Police arrested a Gilroy woman after she led officers and sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash in Hollister, according to authorities.

County: Resist the urge to leave home Easter weekend

This Easter weekend, though, San Benito County authorities are strongly urging residents to stay home as the health officer’s shelter-at-home order remains in effect.

Local company makes face shields for hospital

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital (HHMH) received 16 frames and 75 face shields, courtesy of the PacSci EMC Engineers in Hollister. The shields are being used by hospital staff amidst a shortage of personal protection equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.