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June 24, 2024

Valley Water to host meeting Thursday on Anderson Dam in Morgan Hill

Valley Water, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, is hosting a public meeting in Morgan Hill June 6 to provide updates on the reconstruction of Anderson Dam. Water district officials will be reporting on the impacts of the $1 billion dam project on the environment,...

Heat wave descends on South Valley

The National Weather Service is forecasting a heat wave coming to the Bay Area this week, with the hottest day being Wednesday.  A heat advisory is in effect from Tuesday to Thursday. The East Bay is predicted to have the highest temperatures, reaching the mid...

South Valley resident earns UC Santa Cruz scholarship

Cipriano Echezarreta, a graduate of the Gavilan College Class of 2024 who will transfer to UC Santa Cruz in the fall, was awarded the prestigious Karl S. Pister Leadership Opportunity Scholarship.  Echezarreta, a resident of San Juan Bautista, is an environmental science major whose career...

Gilroy Police investigate pedestrian death in hit and run

A pedestrian was fatally injured by a hit-and-run driver near downtown Gilroy, police said June 1. Officers who responded to a 911 call about 10:50pm May 31 in the area of First Street and Eigleberry Street found a man with major injuries in the roadway,...

Letter: A tale of two Saturdays

The fencing went up the day before. Entry gates were put in place.  The streets, normally access routes to the areas fenced in, were closed off. Traffic was rerouted away from the area around the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center’s grounds, as well as...

Guest View: Americans and a lifelong relationship with health insurance

Health insurance—can’t live with it, can’t live without it… or can you? These days, it seems the price we pay for health insurance is more than what it’s worth.  When you tally up the monthly premiums, health care deductibles and copays, the average healthy American...

Local Scene: Adopt a pet for free June 1

Hicken earns academic honors Thomas Hicken, of Morgan Hill, was named to the Utah Tech University’s president’s list for the spring semester. To qualify for the president’s list, students had to attain a GPA of 3.9 or higher for the semester, says a press release...

Gavilan College hosts graduation ceremonies for Class of 2024

Over the past week, Gavilan College has hosted thousands of visitors and ceremoniously conferred hundreds of degrees, certificates and other accolades to members of the Class of 2024 who have completed their studies in a variety of academic programs.  The college held its 104th annual...

Open space preserve in Morgan Hill celebrates more access with new bridge

A newly completed bridge over Llagas Creek at Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve in Morgan Hill extends the park’s existing wheelchair-friendly trail and leads visitors to a grassland day use area surrounded by riparian woodlands.  The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority will...

San Benito County Jail escapee captured in San Jose

Daniel Lopez Zavala, who escaped from the San Benito County Jail on May 28, was arrested in San Jose Wednesday night following a regional manhunt, authorities said.  Zavala, 38, of Hollister, was arrested 7pm May 29 at a hotel in San Jose with his girlfriend,...

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