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July 23, 2024

Live Oak lacrosse rolling to league title

The Live Oak boys lacrosse team is rolling to the Blossom Valley Athletic League title. The Acorns are 5-0 and have outscored opponents 72-8. The recent first-place showdown with Christopher High resulted in an 11-1 win, with three Acorn goals from Kenyon Castro and...

Religion: Six senses mindfulness

As I taught in my Religion article in April, “True and lasting happiness is not distant. It is within us; we must just allow oneself to sit still, to let go of all thoughts and be quiet in the present moment.” Meditation is the path...

Driver dies after colliding with tomato harvester near Gilroy

A 78-year-old Santa Clara man died Sept. 26 after the car he was driving collided with a tomato harvester that was trying to cross Highway 152 east of Gilroy, according to the California Highway Patrol.  The man, whose name wasn’t released, was driving east in...

Residents can cash in on free state park admission

A swipe of a library card is enough for Californians to venture into the great outdoors for free. On Jan. 31, California State Parks representatives encouraged Californians to take advantage of multiple ways to visit state parks for free, including utilizing the California State Parks...

Stroke Awareness Foundation boosts outreach

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The Stroke Awareness Foundation (SAF) announced a new board member June 30 who is expected to bolster the organization’s efforts to inform communities of the signs associated with the devastating disease. Chris Wilder, the former executive director of the Valley Medical Center Foundation, is joining...

Morgan Hill vice mayor among Bay Area group visiting China

Multiple city leaders from the Bay Area were in the Chinese city of Chongqing on May 19 as part of a weeklong trip intended to foster investment, business and tourism exchanges between China and cities in Northern California. The May 19-26 trip was organized by...

Volunteers pick up tons of garbage on Coastal Cleanup Day

Events at 52 local sites on Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 23, resulted in the removal of a number of unusual discarded items, including an ATM machine, iMac computer, a counterfeit $100 bill, a sign declaring “Not a Through Street,” a Statue of Liberty figurine,...

Sobrato track shines at invitational

As the rain departed and the clouds passed by Gilroy, the Sobrato track and field team shined brightly at the 51st Avis Kelley Invitational.  The big early-season meet on March 23 involved athletes from 39 schools from all over the Central Coast Section and some...

Authorities ID man who died in Gilroy in 1983

County officials recently identified three men who were found dead in separate incidents in the 1980s, including one whose body was found on the railroad tracks in Gilroy.  According to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office, Scotty Edward Echols was found on July 4,...

Santa Clara County seeks Poet Laureate applicants 

The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) and the County of Santa Clara, in partnership with SVCreates and Poetry Center San José, announced a call for 2024-2025 Santa Clara County Poet Laureate applications.  The Poet Laureate is an honorary post that acts as an advocate...

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