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April 22, 2024

Murder suspect charged in Superior Court

Dane Cleeton was charged today with murder and attempted murder in relation to a June 21 stabbing that left his mother dead and his father severely injured, according to authorities.

Police briefs: Three arrested during traffic stop

Morgan Hill Police arrested a 20-year-old man who had allegedly exposed himself to a child in an online video game chat, according to authorities.

Guest view: Anderson Dam is top priority for water district

Our top priority remains an effort to retrofit and strengthen Anderson Dam, home to Santa Clara County’s largest reservoir, so it can safely withstand a strong earthquake.

Council leaves police funds intact

Council members noted at least two key lingering issues that could significantly impact the current expense and revenue projections: the Covid-19 pandemic and a new, ongoing discussion about Morgan Hill’s public safety needs.

CHP: Expect traffic ‘surge’ soon

During March and April, the number of traffic collisions and arrests of intoxicated drivers dropped dramatically statewide compared to the previous year, according to the California Highway Patrol. But it wasn’t because California’s notoriously reckless drivers began respecting the rules of the road. Rather, it’s...

Man arrested for murder at Morgan Hill home

A 25-year-old Morgan Hill man was arrested on suspicion of murder and other charges Sunday after he stabbed his parents multiple times at the family’s residence, according to authorities.

Trustees rate supe’s performance ‘unsatisfactory’

A majority of the seven-member Morgan Hill Unified School District Board of Trustees gave Superintendent Steve Betando an “unsatisfactory” performance rating at their June 16 meeting.

County officials celebrate Supreme Court decision upholding DACA

By Kyle Martin Santa Clara County leaders on June 18 applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to block the Trump administration’s attempt to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (known as DACA). “Because of this decision, today I get to go back and...

Aquatics Center is open

The City of Morgan Hill is ready to splash into summer, as the Dennis Kennedy Aquatics Center opened on June 15. For now, the swim center is open with strict social distancing guidelines in place and only for limited activities, according to Morgan Hill...

Council to vote on two-year budget tonight

City staff’s recommended budget proposes about $2.3 million in service cuts for the fiscal year 2020-21, and about $2.4 million for 2021-22.