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July 21, 2024

Chamber board members ousted over social media comments

The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors removed two of its members Aug. 31 because they had made “inappropriate and disrespectful” comments on social media, according to the chamber’s CEO and chair of the board.

Gilroy man accused of ‘Boogaloo’ affiliation

Gilroy resident Alan Viarengo, who taught math at Gavilan College for nearly 20 years, was arrested last week on suspicion of stalking and threatening Santa Clara County’s public health officer, and police say he has ties to the anti-government domestic terrorist group known as “Boogaloo.”

CCW defendants seek to disqualify DA

Four defendants in an alleged CCW bribery scheme have filed a motion to take Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen off the case.

Protesters meet in downtown Morgan Hill Aug. 29

A Black Lives Matter protest scheduled for Aug. 29 in downtown Morgan Hill was outnumbered by a counter-demonstration in support of President Donald Trump, law enforcement, reopening of public gatherings and other causes.

Covid-19: South County remains a hotspot

South County continues to be a local hotspot for the Covid-19 illness, as the region’s case rate per 100,000 residents continues to outpace other cities in Santa Clara County.

Region’s fires have leveled more than 1,500 structures

On Aug. 28, CalFire lifted an evacuation warning zone in east Morgan Hill and Gilroy, including the Morgan Hill neighborhoods of Jackson Oaks, Thomas Grade and Holiday Lake Estates.

Sheriff pleads the Fifth in CCW testimony

Santa Clara County’s elected sheriff and the department’s second-in-command invoked their right against self-incrimination instead of answering questions from prosecutors before a criminal grand jury earlier this month.

Newsom replaces watchlist with new tiered reopening system

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday revealed what he called a new, more “stringent” four-tiered reopening system that allows counties to open their economies depending on their case and test positivity rates.

Body of Gilroy man found in Lake Tahoe

The body of a Gilroy man who went missing after swimming in Lake Tahoe was found Aug. 27. South Lake Tahoe Police confirmed with area media outlets that K9 cadaver dogs and a remote underwater vehicle located 25-year-old Ian Morlang’s body near Lily Beach, between...

SCU control burns add more smoke to South Valley air

If South Valley residents are seeing even more smoke than usual today, it’s likely because CalFire has begun setting controlled burns in east Santa Clara County as they continue to fight the SCU Lightning Complex.