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June 24, 2024

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.

A century in style

Catherine Milias Dabo turned 100 years old during the COVID-19 crisis, but the pandemic didn’t stop her from celebrating in style.

Authorities shut down non-essential businesses

Local authorities have responded to and investigated numerous complaints of non-essential businesses staying open during the COVID-19 shelter-at-home order.

Cloth masks now advised in public

County officials this week offered residents some detailed advice on how to wear, acquire or even fashion their own cloth face coverings.

Supervisors approve commercial rezoning

The San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved a commercial zoning change for the Betabel property along Highway 101 in San Juan Bautista on April 7. The board voted 4-1, with Supervisor Jaime De la Cruz dissenting. Betabel property owner Thomas John McDowell and Victoria McDowell...

County reports second coronavirus death

The patient was a woman in her 80s who had several underlying health conditions, according to San Benito County staff.

Demand grows at Community Food Bank

Last week, 1,800 families were served through the new drive-thru service that was implemented at the San Felipe Road food pantry due to COVID-19 concerns.

Hazel Hawkins expands access to coronavirus testing

Anyone with symptoms—such as fever, cough or shortness of breath—or who has been in contact with someone who has the virus, can call Hazel Hawkins’ hotline at (831) 636-2640.

Daily deep clean at San Benito High

The San Benito High School District is taking serious measures when it comes to the COVID-19 outbreak as crew members continue to work daily to disinfect the campus.

Five arrested after San Juan Bautista shooting

Police arrested a young man and four teenagers after they shot at a group of juveniles in San Juan Bautista, resulting in injuries to an innocent bystander Wednesday night, according to the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.