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February 23, 2024

Mount Madonna School hosts Peace Day commemoration

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“I wish to begin with a word from the Dalai Lama, ‘If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another,’” shared 12th-grade student Beatrice Miller, in her address to the Mount Madonna School (MMS) student body, faculty and guests during the school’s commemoration...

Newsom signs ‘Melanie’s Law’ requiring fentanyl safety plans in schools

Middle and high school students across California will be protected by a new law requiring life-saving prevention and response resources for fentanyl overdoses under legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.  Newsom announced Oct. 13 that he had signed Senate Bill 10 or Melanie’s Law, introduced...

Morgan Hill Police to help drinkers ‘Know Your Limit’ on Nov. 22

Morgan Hill Police will help customers of local bars and restaurants learn their alcohol consumption limits during an interactive educational event that aims to raise awareness about the danger of drinking and driving, according to authorities.  On Nov. 22, MHPD officers will visit downtown establishments...

BookSmart to host local authors for Small Business Saturday

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, Morgan Hill’s BookSmart will host a number of local authors Nov. 25 for book signings and a meet-and-greet.  Among the featured local authors is Frank McElvain, who recently published “SFC: A Poor Man’s Battle,” which highlights the life of...

PHOTO: Giving thanks to first responders

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Representatives from St. Louise Regional Hospital visited the Gilroy Police Department on Oct. 27 for National First Responders Day. The visit was one of 15 stops to police, fire and EMS facilities in South County, where hospital staff distributed gift baskets as a gesture...

CA health officials urge vaccination for flu, Covid

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The California Department of Public Health is urging Californians to get immunized against a triple-threat of viruses that are expected to surge in the coming months.  Rates of Covid-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, are expected to spike in the late fall and...

Study shows financial aid can prevent homelessness

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For people on the verge of homelessness, emergency financial assistance offers great promise, according to a randomized control study done in Santa Clara County.  Randomized control studies are typically used in medical research to establish a cause-and-effect relationship between a medical treatment and a health...

Students, boosters spruce up Live Oak campus

Scores of student-athletes, parents and school staff spent their Saturday this past weekend spreading mulch, pulling weeds and sprucing up Live Oak High School’s campus on East Main Avenue.  About 75 people—most of them Live Oak students—came out to volunteer for the campuswide work day...

Operation Freedom Paws wins $25K donation

U.S. Army veteran Ramon Reyes and his chocolate labrador, Huey—who are clients of San Martin-based Operation Freedom Paws—were recently recognized in an effort to highlight the life-changing impact that service dogs can have on military veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder.  Huey and...

PG&E helicopters patrol for trees that pose wildfire risk

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is conducting aerial patrols in areas of Santa Clara, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties.  Scheduled helicopter patrols are part of the company’s Vegetation Management Program to detect dead or dying trees that could pose a wildfire risk.  Patrols, which...

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