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Nearby mussel-prevention project makes progress

The effort to keep insidious quagga mussels out of Nacimiento Lake is entering a new phase, and the San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department is seeking $106,000 to retain the engineering firm that has guided much of its efforts for another year.

County man suspected of firing shotgun, threatening family

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 55-year-old San Benito County man on New Year’s Eve after he had been suspected of threatening family members with a shotgun and firing one round into the ceiling of the residence, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

Missing woman’s body found in San Benito County

The body of a missing 71-year-old woman from Salinas was discovered in San Benito County near Highway 129, according to the Salinas Police Department.

Family displaced after house fire in Hollister

A Hollister family is displaced after a house fire Tuesday morning in the 1500 block of Cembellin Drive.

Calfire suspends open burning in the region

Citing "the extreme menace of wildfire and its potential to destroy life, property, and natural resources" following continued dry conditions, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection last week suspended open burning in many areas of the state, including San Benito County.