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July 20, 2024

Country music fans flock to Morgan Hill festival

Thousands of country music fans attended the June 29 Boots and Brews Country Music Festival at the Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center. The concert lineup featured Lee Brice, Lee Montgomery, Michael Ray and Dasha. Fans danced and enjoyed cold beverages throughout the afternoon and evening....

Newsom signs state budget into law

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the 2024-25 budget into law on June 29, solidifying $16 billion in cuts and other moves that closed a $46.8 billion deficit.  The budget is $297.5 billion, with $211.5 billion committed from the general fund. It maintains $22.5 billion in reserve...

State requires financial literacy course for graduation

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an agreement June 27 making personal financial literacy a required course to graduate high school in California, according to a news release from the governor's office. “We need to help Californians prepare for their financial futures as early as possible. Saving...

Heat wave forecast for region through July 6

The first major heat wave of the year is hitting the Bay Area as of Tuesday afternoon. Most of the Bay Area and neighboring counties are under National Weather Service-issued heat advisories or excessive heat warnings, as temperatures are expected to top 110 degrees inland...

Propane truck catches fire on Highway 101

The California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire were on the scene of a truck fire on southbound U.S. Highway 101, just south of the Cochrane Road exit Monday afternoon.  Reports of a truck carrying propane that caught fire came in at approximately 1:24pm July 1,...

Morgan Hill prepares for holiday events and festivities

Morgan Hill Freedom Fest—one of the largest Independence Day celebrations in the Bay Area—returns to town July 3-4 with a full slate of celebrations and activities. Residents and visitors are encouraged to prepare for road closures and large crowds during the holiday festivities, which will...

Calgary goalie trade opens NHL door for local hockey star

Gilroy native Dustin Wolf, whose family lived in Morgan Hill during his early years and whose extended family includes many Live Oak alumni, has starred in the American Hockey League and competed in 18 games for the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames. Wolf has twice...

Roadwork season in Morgan Hill

Numerous road and public infrastructure projects are underway or soon to be started in Morgan Hill, impacting travelers with lane closures and occasional delays as they cross town over the summer months.  On Monterey Road near San Pedro Avenue, crews on June 24 were closing...

Local twins graduate from Gavilan

Among Gavilan College’s graduating Class of 2024 are Gilroy twins Brett (left) and Scott Archer. The twin brothers graduated from Gavilan at the college’s commencement ceremonies on May 24.  Brett graduated with a degree in Business Information Systems and Communication Studies. Scott graduated with a...

Local Scene: Morgan Hill students earn academic honors

MH residents graduate Andrew Boggiano and Vinh Nguyen, both of Morgan Hill, graduated from Georgia Tech during spring commencement exercises May 2-4.  Tran named to dean’s list Cathy Tran, of San Martin, was named to the Muhlenberg College dean's list for the Spring 2024 semester. Muhlenberg College...

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