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Monthly Archives: August, 2019

Local teens host Italian counterparts

Local families hosted nine Italian teens and two chaperones over the summer as part of the Sister Cities of Morgan Hill student exchange program, which began last year with Americans visiting Italy.

Roadwork season

Nearly $4 million worth of street paving projects are in the works in Morgan Hill in the coming months.

USDA fines Morgan Hill produce distributor

The US Department of Agriculture imposed sanctions on a Morgan Hill-based produce distributor Aug. 1 for reportedly failing to meet its contractual obligations. According to...

Manta on the attack

The Manta water polo program had their best showing ever in the Junior Olympics in July in Irvine, as their 16-and-under team finished 17th...

Morgan Hill survives internet, cell outage

The accident that caused the outage occurred near Monterey Road and Ronan Avenue just north of Gilroy, Picciolo said.

Sources: Traffic accident caused internet outage

Charter Communications spokesman Bret Picciolo said the outage resulted from a traffic accident the morning of Aug. 8 that damaged a utility pole and overhead lines transmitting data and phone service.

FBI finds Garlic Festival killer’s target list

The FBI is investigating the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting as a domestic terrorism incident. In making the announcement in Gilroy Aug. 6, authorities said Santino William...

Mental illness doesn’t explain gun violence

The notion that mental illness drives the current spate of mass shootings is a dangerous oversimplification. Some shooters, such as the Aurora. Col., movie...

What can we do?

“Do Something! Do Something!” The chants rang out loud and clear in Dayton, Ohio. There hasn’t been much of a response. The signs at vigils in...

Sheriff: Suspect trafficked Gilroy woman

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Watsonville man who is accused of trafficking a young Gilroy woman for sex, and assaulting her on multiple occasions over the last five years, according to authorities.