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July 20, 2024

St. Louise Regional Hospital to provide free flu vaccinations

St. Louise Regional Hospital (SLRH) in Gilroy, a part of Santa Clara Valley Healthcare, will be providing 200 free flu shots on Oct. 15 from 8am–1pm at St. Mary’s Church in Gilroy.   There will be no cost to the public for the vaccinations and no...

What you need to know about flu, RSV, Covid

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Don't call it a tripledemic—yet.  Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and Covid-19 are circulating this fall, but not yet at the rate that worried public health agencies a year ago.  As we approach the time of winter when these diseases usually peak, around December to February,...

Guest view: ‘Topping off’ ceremony a milestone for Gavilan College

With sincere gratitude, I reflect on the truly historic “topping off” ceremony that took place on Jan. 17, 2024. The significance of this day marked a symbolic milestone in the construction of Gavilan College’s San Benito campus, as the last steel beam was placed....

Enter your Coyote Valley photos in contest

The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority this week announced its first Coyote Valley Photo Contest, allowing local residents and photography enthusiasts to share their favorite images of the local natural wonderland.  As part of the in-progress Coyote Valley Conservation Area Master Plan, the authority...

Local Scene: Leadership MH to announce Excellence Award winner

Reid named to Dean’s List Jennifer Reid, of Morgan Hill, was named to the Utah Tech University Dean’s List for the fall 2023 semester.  A total of 1,489 students were included on the Dean's List, reflecting their strong commitment to academics, says a press release from...

PG&E offers $550,000 in scholarships for area students

PG&E is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to help students in South Valley and beyond offset their costs for higher education.  One pool of funds totaling $350,000, provided by the PG&E Foundation, is part of the utility company’s annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program...

Propane truck catches fire on Highway 101

The California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire were on the scene of a truck fire on southbound U.S. Highway 101, just south of the Cochrane Road exit Monday afternoon.  Reports of a truck carrying propane that caught fire came in at approximately 1:24pm July 1,...

Newsom proposes lower spending on homelessness, affordable housing

After Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled out a deficit-bridging budget plan in January, advocates pushing for more affordable housing and shelters hoped he might reconsider his intent to make deep cuts—or scrounge up some more money. On May 10, Newsom released a revised proposal showing that...

Local Scene: Academic honors; seismic retrofit grants available

Mortensen named to Dean’s List Jared Mortensen, of Morgan Hill, has been named to the 2023-24 Fall Term Dean's list at Oregon Institute of Technology. Mortensen studies Environmental Sciences-Water. Valley Water board elects Hsueh for 2024 chair The Valley Water Board of Directors on Jan. 9 elected...

Heat wave descends on South Valley

The National Weather Service is forecasting a heat wave coming to the Bay Area this week, with the hottest day being Wednesday.  A heat advisory is in effect from Tuesday to Thursday. The East Bay is predicted to have the highest temperatures, reaching the mid...

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