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October 16, 2021

CHP: Bay Area highway deaths down in 2020

Traffic deaths on Bay Area highways fell modestly in 2020 from the previous year, reflecting the decline in traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic. Freeway deaths in the nine-county Bay Area dropped 9% from 2019, according to data provided by the California Highway Patrol. Deaths were down...

Sobrato High football team wins 3rd straight

Things were looking bleak for the Sobrato High football team. Having led all game, the Bulldogs suddenly found themselves trailing for the first time when Prospect High scored at the end of the third quarter.  Spirits were down and bewildered, melancholic faces littered the sideline....

Live Oak High field hockey team tops Sobrato

Whenever the Live Oak High field hockey team comes to play at Sobrato High, the Acorns know they’re in for a challenge. Sobrato is one of the few schools that play on natural grass and not turf. As a result, balls tend to take trickier...

Guest view: Changing the way we talk about miscarriage

If there’s one thing we all have in common, no matter how many differences may separate us afterward, it’s this: we all came into this world in more or less the same way—we were born. In fact, celebrating one’s “birth” day is so common...

Tree faller returns home after month away

Gilroy native John Hagins is a self-described “adrenaline junkie” who risks his life by charging into a burning forest to save others. Hagins, the owner of Skylake Tree Service, is a tree faller with Cal Fire, playing an important role that not only stops the...

Wildfire prevention bill becomes law

Gov. Gavin Newsom this week signed a bill that will require the state to establish a long-term fire prevention action plan “to ensure statewide investments to combat fires are comprehensive, science-based and utilize complementary partnerships,” says a press release from Sen. John Laird.  The bill...

Local teen author to lead Oct. 2 anti-bullying event

Teen author Riyani Patel has already written two books that aim to raise awareness of some of the challenges that kids like her struggle with on a daily basis, with her latest work having debuted as a “No. 1 new release” on Amazon in...

Local Scene: City Hall opens soon, Redistricting meetings coming up

City Hall opens Oct. 4 The Morgan Hill Civic Center, including City Hall at 17575 Peak Ave., is scheduled to fully re-open to the public on Monday, Oct. 4. City Hall hours will be 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. All individuals—employees and visitors—must wear a...

A boost for immunity

Now that federal authorities have issued specific guidelines for “booster” shots for some people, public health officials, healthcare providers and volunteers are in the midst of a renewed push for vaccination against Covid-19 in Santa Clara County. At a Sept. 25 vaccination clinic at the...

Gavilan College women’s volleyball team filled with local talent

After longtime women’s volleyball coach Kevin Kramer left Gavilan College to become the athletic director at Chabot College in 2018, Tyson Norton assumed the responsibilities for the 2019 season.  But Norton was gone after just one season, taking a job as an assistant coach at...