Morgan Hill has surpassed San Jose in the spread of Covid-19 with a local rate of 6,573 positive cases per 100,000 residents as of Jan. 21, according to Santa Clara County public health officials.
San Jose Police shot and killed a man Jan. 21 who may have been involved in a recent homicide and other shootings in Gilroy and Morgan Hill, according to authorities.
A woman and her juvenile accomplice were arrested Friday after robbing a Morgan Hill department store, then carjacking a victim when they realized their getaway vehicle left them at the initial crime scene, police said.
With at least 632 fatalities attributed to Covid-19 so far in 2020, the virus is projected to be the third leading cause of death in Santa Clara County this year, according to public health officials.
The demand for Covid-19 testing has jumped throughout Santa Clara County in recent weeks—a workload that public health officials welcome as part of a broader strategy to rein in the spread of the coronavirus that has resulted in another wave of indoor and public gathering restrictions all over the Bay Area and beyond.
The city councils of Morgan Hill and Gilroy will host a virtual town hall starting at 5:30pm Nov. 12, on the recent surge of Covid-19 cases in the area.
Nursery crops are once again the top crop in Santa Clara County—with a value of about $81.2 million in 2019—according to the county’s annual crop report.
The driver of a Ford Mustang died in a collision with another vehicle after he fled from police in a high-speed pursuit north of Gilroy, according to authorities.
The Santa Clara County Library District announced Monday morning that lobby services are available at all seven community libraries, including the Morgan Hill and Gilroy public libraries.
Proponents of Valley Water’s Measure S on the Nov. 3 ballot say the parcel tax is crucial to reinforcing water supplies, flood protection and other priorities for nearly 2 million Santa Clara County residents; but its detractors say the measure lacks details and transparency, and caution that the proposed tax has no sunset date.