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December 5, 2022

Climate plan targets gas emissions in Morgan Hill

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The City of Morgan Hill has adopted a Climate Action Plan that aims to make it easier for residents to own electric vehicles and convert homes, businesses and public buildings to use cleaner energy over the coming decades. The city council unanimously adopted the non-binding,...

Demand for food assistance soars in county

As a result of Covid-19 and the subsequent economic downturn, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is now providing food assistance to an average of 500,000 people every month—twice as many people as it served pre-pandemic.

Lana’s Dance Studio as artistic and strong as ever

Even for an accomplished dance organization as Lana’s Dance Studio, what it did in the 2022 Kids Artistic Revue Nationals Dance Finals in Anaheim June 26-July 1 was nothing short of impressive.  Out of the 50-plus studios competing, Lana’s was the only one that had...

Supervisors close to adopting new district boundaries

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After hundreds of hours of fierce debate and controversy, Santa Clara County supervisors are very close to finalizing new district boundaries. The board of supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to advance a variation of the Yellow Map, known as draft 90195, introduced by Supervisor Cindy...

Covid-19: By the numbers

Below are the latest Covid-19 data from Santa Clara County and Johns Hopkins University: As of Feb. 19: World: 110,562,484 cases; 2,448,188 deaths U.S.: 27,950,547 cases; 495,015 deaths Santa Clara County: 108,255 cases; 1,708 deaths Morgan Hill: 3,304 cases Gilroy: 7,128 cases San Jose: 71,399 cases As of Feb. 10: World: 107,179,340...

Guest view: Time to remove police from schools

There comes a time when each of us comes to terms with aspects of life that can change our views and challenge long held beliefs. For me it is the present issue of police in schools (school resource officers).

Schools closed for rest of year

The Santa Clara County Office of Education took another big hit Wednesday as schools sites within the district were officially shut down through the end of the Spring semester.

Veterans Day ceremony set for 9am Nov. 11

Downtown Morgan Hill’s annual Veterans Day ceremony will take place at 9am Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial on Monterey Road at First Street. Organizer Eddie Bowers, a longtime Morgan Hill resident and Vietnam veteran, said the morning program will be the same as previous...

Gavilan College dedicates new bridge to longtime faculty member

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Susan Dodd cemented her legacy in Gavilan College lore long ago, but now, it can be seen in the most literal sense. A new concrete-and-steel pedestrian bridge that spans over the college’s main road, connecting the central Gilroy campus to its athletics facilities, was celebrated...

Suspect arrested after high-speed chase, lengthy standoff in Gilroy

Police arrested a man following a three-hour standoff that began after he led officers on a high-speed chase through Gilroy before crashing in San Martin on June 21. According to Gilroy Police, at about 6:40pm, officers responded to the 7700 block of Fennel Place in...