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May 26, 2024

Flood protection agencies gear up for rainy season

Officials from the Santa Clara Valley Water District, Santa Clara County and the city of San Jose alerted the public on Oct. 25 to the risks of flooding this rainy season, providing directions to preparation and emergency resources. “This winter, the climate prediction center at...

MHPD receives $60K traffic safety grant from state

The Morgan Hill Police Department will use a $60,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to help make local roads safer.  The grant, which was announced by MHPD on Nov. 14, will support the department’s ongoing enforcement and education efforts “to help reduce...

PHOTO: Santa Clara County Office of Education honors LGBTQ+ History Month

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The Santa Clara County Office of Education celebrated LGBTQ+ History Month with the raising of the Progress Flag at the South County Annex in Gilroy on Oct. 6. Five school districts were recognized for their LGBTQ+ Equitable Practices and presented a certificate: Campbell Union...

Rotary Club gives $45K to Morgan Hill nonprofits in 2023

The Rotary Club of Morgan Hill donated a total of $45,000 worth of grants to local organizations in 2023. The sum includes $25,000 distributed by the Morgan Hill club during its December grant cycle, says a press release from Rotary Club of Morgan Hill.  Applications...

A sip of history

Fortino Winery, likely one of the most familiar Santa Clara Valley wineries to local people, reflects the history of winemaking in a region famed for the craft.  Premium wine has been made in the Santa Clara Valley longer than anywhere else in California. Part of...

Bulldogs boys basketball establishing as contenders for BVAL crown

Sobrato boys basketball coach Sean Tate is looking for his team to put together four great consecutive quarters.  It’s happening more and more often, yet sometimes they’ll still need at least four-and-a-half good quarters to get the job done. The Bulldogs played a complete game to...

Religion: Gratitude in difficult times

These are difficult times. The world has seen worse, but there is no denying the fear, the sadness and the general feeling of desperation that has become so prevalent these days.  In a recent article in The Atlantic, David Brooks writes that the “percentage of...

State approves rules that turn sewage into drinking water

In a milestone for creating a major new source of drinking water, California has approved its first standards for turning sewage into potable water supplies delivered to homes and businesses. The State Water Resources Control Board, in a unanimous vote Dec. 19, outlined for the...

Letter: This isn’t FUND anymore!

Regarding the article, “Morgan Hill Schools Face Layoffs as District Cuts Millions” (Morgan Hill Times, March 22), it states that MHUSD faces a budget deficit resulting in $5.5 million of staff reductions, due to the end of the one-time Covid-19 funds. As a member...

Local Scene: Ragtime to Swing at the library

Ragtime to swing Enjoy a musical journey, Ragtime to Swing, with Mark Gaetano on piano on Dec. 8 at 4pm, at the Morgan Hill Library. Gaetano has 50 years of experience in music and theater, most recently at the 88 Keys Café.  This special program is...

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