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Monthly Archives: August, 2019

Internet, cell service down in Morgan Hill

Many residents and businesses in Morgan Hill have experienced spotty or nonexistent cellular and Wi-Fi service after a construction crew accidentally destroyed a high-bandwidth fiber optic line the morning of Aug. 8, according to authorities.

Letter to the editor: Sense of community

Our deepest sorrow and sympathy is extended to the victims and families of those shot and otherwise injured at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. We honor and thank the men and women who acted quickly to help shelter and comfort those at the event.

Editorial: Mental illness doesn’t explain gun violence

The notion that mental illness drives the current spate of mass shootings is a dangerous oversimplification.

Two friends recover from bullet wounds

Brynn Ota-Matthews and Gabriella Gaus were in the inflatable obstacle course at the Gilroy Garlic Festival when a shooter opened fire on the crowd. The...

Killer posted Garlic Festival photo on Instagram on July 28

Santino  William Legan, the 19-year-old Garlic Festival killer, was one of four brothers in a well-known Gilroy family who grew up in a neighborhood...

Safety at ‘forefront’ for local public events

With the tragic Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting still fresh in South County residents’ minds, local police and event promoters are looking into enhancing their efforts to ensure crowd safety at public gatherings—events that many consider a summertime staple of Morgan Hill and surrounding communities.

Christopher Ranch exec reaches out to shooting victims

Ken Christopher joined friends and family at home the afternoon of July 28, celebrating the 4,000 volunteers who poured in countless hours to make...

Gilroy shooting victims fund eclipses $600K

A charitable fund intended to support the victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting on July 28 received $630,000 in pledges and gifts in...

Gavilan optimistic for turnaround

The Gavilan College football program is in a much different place than it was a year ago. The Rams, who finished 0-10 last season...

A taste of Andy’s Orchard

About 450 people visited Andy’s Orchard in Morgan Hill for a special tour and stone fruit tasting Aug. 3. It was the fourth of five...