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June 21, 2024

Community Solutions’ programs help ease burden of the season

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Struggling to make ends meet is a fact of life for many South County families, and the holiday season adds an additional burden. But thanks to Community Solutions, many of those families are provided a respite from their worries. In 1977, when Nancy Neyer-Kinoshita joined...

Religion: Bearing good fruit

If we want to change the world, we must first change ourselves and help those around us. I have always thought that all the decisions we make in our lives are going to bring consequences and one day we will realize that the important...

CA Attorney General intervenes in Amah Mutsun lawsuit

California Attorney General Rob Bonta is stepping in on behalf of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in their lawsuit against San Benito County to stop the embattled Betabel Road commercial development project, according to a motion filed by Bonta’s office on March 23. The...

Kneaded Culinary Academy celebrates growth

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After moving to Gilroy in 2016, Isaac Bravo searched for culinary classes to nurture his love of baking he gained from working with his mother in the kitchen. But he struggled to find the classes suited for young people, until he and a friend noticed...

Colibri Gallery donates to 6th Street Studios

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Colibri Gallery in Morgan Hill recently donated $2,345 to a local nonprofit, 6th Street Studios & Art Center in Gilroy, to support its children’s art programming. Colibri Gallery hosted its second annual Morgan Hill Plein Air Paint Out in October. The local community was invited...

Religion: Take courage, hope in God

On Oct. 27, 2018, as Jews gathered in Sabbath worship at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we were horrified with the news that a gunman entered the synagogue and killed 11 Jews in worship. This year, almost exactly five years later, as...

DA’s office announces youth ‘Justice for All’ art contest

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen is asking Santa Clara County high school students to create and send in original art portraying butterflies for this year’s “Justice for All” Art Contest.  The student art will be used to decorate the DA’s Mariposas Resiliency Center—a...

City council affirms ban on gas in new homes, commercial buildings

Infrastructure for gas appliances—including stoves and water heaters—will remain prohibited in new homes in Morgan Hill after the city council heard a review of the local ban at a recent meeting.  Mayor Mark Turner earlier this year had requested that city staff return to the...

Sheriff: Armed, dangerous suspect at large in South County

A man who allegedly tried to shoot a process server at his residence is at large as police attempt to locate him, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Jan. 28.  At about 11:15am Jan. 27, deputies were sent to the 6000 block of Mount...

South Valley Civic Theatre takes on ‘Sweeney Todd’

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Vivienne Castillo has what seems to be an impossible task: portraying the “most nefarious, evil person on earth” in a “charming” manner, she said. Castillo is referring to Mrs. Lovett, the murderous woman who makes meat pies from the victims of her business partner. Audiences will...

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