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Monthly Archives: August, 2019

Work to begin on mixed-use center

Work is set to begin on a project that will add retail shops, restaurants, a hotel and other facilities to a 20-acre lot at...

Local Scene: Women’s Week, Founders’ Dinner

Morgan Hill will celebrate the third annual Women’s Week from Aug. 24 to Aug. 30, in conjunction with Women’s Equality Day Aug. 26.

Give your used stuff a ‘Second Chance’

Give your belongings that you don’t need another chance to be useful at a series of garage sales, recycling and donation events throughout South County during Second Chance Week starting on Sept. 7.

Back to school

More than 8,000 local students last week returned to school at Morgan Hill Unified School District’s 13 campuses.

Sheriff: Traffic stop yields guns, drugs

Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people after finding drugs and illegal firearms during a traffic stop in San Martin Monday morning.

Garlic Festival contract is 34 years old

The City of Gilroy is bracing itself for potential litigation over the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting July 28 that bloodied the last day of the festival.

Nurse sought help on Garlic Fest 911 tape

Kim Thompson, a Gilroy nurse who works in Morgan Hill, was running for her life on July 28, after hearing gunshots at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Then she saw Nick McFarland, also of Gilroy, sitting in the parking lot, bleeding from a leg wound.

End-of-summer DUI crackdown

From 7pm to 2am Aug. 30, the police department will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint at an undisclosed intersection within the city limits.

DA seizes sheriff’s phones, computers

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office served a search warrant early Aug. 2 at Sheriff Laurie Smith’s command hub as part of a...

Education notes: Apply now for board seat

At an Aug. 6 meeting, school district staff outlined the process for the appointment of a new school board trustee to replace Vanessa Sutter, who has announced her resignation effective Aug. 15.