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April 24, 2024

Retail begins to open

Retail business in Morgan Hill began to slowly trickle back to life over the Memorial Day weekend.

South Valley Civic Theatre adapts to pandemic restrictions

With live, indoor entertainment one of the first activities to be prohibited during the Covid-19 era, and likely one of the last that will be allowed to resume, things have been difficult for theater groups across the country. South Valley Civic Theatre is faced with...

Banuelos honored for Leadership Excellence

Longtime community volunteer and founding board member of the Morgan Hill Community Foundation, Mario Banuelos, has been named the 2023 Leadership Excellence Award recipient.  Banuelos will be honored at a Sept. 9 evening outdoor celebration and fundraiser at Guglielmo Winery, says a press release from...

SJPD officer accused of fraud, wage theft, tax evasion

A San Jose Police officer who lives in Morgan Hill has been charged with multiple felonies connected to his use of his private security company to commit fraud, cheat on his taxes, steal wages and launder about $18 million, according to authorities.

Religion: Ritual bordering upon worship

Before the Fourth of July celebrations are in the rear-view mirror, I offer a religious perspective. The United States of America's Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 (declared in 1776, achieved in 1783, after an eight-year war), is a date we celebrate with enthusiasm...

Roadwork season underway in Morgan Hill

Road construction contractors and traffic control engineers will be busy the remainder of the summer completing various street projects throughout Morgan Hill. These include nine streets that comprise the city’s 2021 “pavement rehabilitation project.” Work started earlier this month on one stretch—Peak Avenue from Main...

‘Distinguished’ community

Charter School of Morgan Hill—which has sought success by building and maintaining its community of students, alumni, parents and staff members—has been named a California Distinguished School for 2023.  The two-year distinction was announced in January by the California Distinguished Schools program. The program, administered...

Football, outdoor sports still in wait-and-see mode

When Sobrato High football coach Jubenal Rodriguez heard the announcement Friday morning that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) had given the go-ahead for high school football and other outdoor sports to resume play, he was downright ecstatic.  As Rodriguez messaged some of his...

Local graduates set to meet mounting challenges

Their teachers, principals and district administrators are confident the graduating teens can meet the tasks ahead and leave an encouraging mark on the world.

County: Stay home on Lady of Guadalupe Celebration Day

With Covid-19 cases skyrocketing and hospital ICUs reaching capacity, health officials and community leaders are imploring the public to stay home during the Lady of Guadalupe day of celebration on Dec. 12. Case numbers in recent days have steadily broken records, with 1,700 recorded recently...