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February 28, 2024

Local football players compete in Wedemeyer all-star game 

Football, fun, rain and more competition than usual in an all-star game. That was the story for many local gridiron seniors on Feb. 3, in the 49th annual Charlie Wedemeyer Game at Los Gatos High.  Athletes from Gilroy, Christopher, Live Oak and Sobrato filled out...

A year after Britton’s heartbreak, redemption

A year ago, the Britton Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball team was denied a storybook ending, suffering its first and only loss of the season in the East Side Athletic League playoff championship game.  With many of those same players grading a year up and...

SVCT’s ‘Percy Jackson Musical’ features youth cast and crew

South Valley Civic Theatre’s upcoming production, “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” is making its way to the stage Feb. 23 at the Morgan Hill Community Playhouse.  The show is based on the popular book “The Lightning Thief” by author Rick Riordan, which was...

Assemblymember Gail Pellerin leads fight to ban deep fake political ads

A suite of five bills introduced this week seeks to protect election integrity from bad actors using AI, especially on social media. Concerned that AI-generated fake political ads can discourage voter participation, 28th District Democratic Assemblymember Gail Pellerin of Santa Cruz said she’ll propose a...

Lawsuit filed by MH resident challenges county’s ‘Domestic Violence Protocol’

It was a Valentine’s Day from hell. According to a complaint filed Feb. 9 in federal court, Tom Mosgrove spent Valentine’s Day in 2022 in Santa Clara County jail after his then-wife called the police and reported that he pushed her into a closet and...

Santa Clara Valley Wineries earn gold at competition 

Getting to the Sweepstakes round at the largest wine competition in North America takes a wine that outshines and outlasts 5,700 entries from more than 1,000 wineries in North America, Mexico and Canada.  The San Francisco Chronicle is not only the first official wine competition...

Increased tuberculosis cases reported in Santa Clara County

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department recently released new data showing a 19% increase in new tuberculosis (TB) diagnoses in the county in 2023, compared to the previous year.  This follows a 6% increase in new TB diagnoses in the county for 2022,...

Moriyama named Morgan Hill Leadership Excellence recipient

Local volunteer and nonprofit leader Terry Moriyama is the 2024 Leadership Excellence Award recipient, Leadership Morgan Hill announced this week.  The Leadership Excellence Award each year recognizes the vision and leadership that advance the spirit of community and charity; reflect courage and insight; and inspire...

Snow survey shows modest increase, warmer year

With the web-footed walk that happens in snowshoes, Sean de Guzman, manager of the state snow surveys and water supply forecasting unit in the Sierra Nevada, performed the season’s second snow survey Jan. 31. It happened hours ahead of an atmospheric river and cold front...

Suspect arrested in relation to South County shooting

A suspect wanted for allegedly shooting at a process server over the weekend in Santa Clara County was arrested on Feb. 1, authorities said. Christopher Croul, 64, was taken into custody without incident in Morgan Hill but no other details were released about how investigators...

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