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April 24, 2024

Internet outage no surprise to some, but frustration remains

On Feb. 3 in Morgan Hill, a construction contractor just south of town accidentally cut a fiber optic cable that provided telecommunications service for multiple providers and thousands of customers. The result was a 12-hour internet, cable and cell service outage that brought local...

City encourages residents to push for internet infrastructure upgrades

After a single severed fiber optic cable resulted in a cell and internet outage throughout Morgan Hill Feb. 3—paralyzing some businesses and hindering emergency communications—city officials are asking residents to contact public officials to advocate for more redundancy in the telecommunications system. The outage occurred...

Bicycles worth $160K stolen from Specialized

At least burglars broke into Specialized Bicycle Components headquarters in Morgan Hill and stole about $160,000 worth of one-of-a-kind bicycles, according to police.

Gilroy man accused of murder found dead in hotel

A Gilroy man suspected of a homicide in Milpitas last weekend was found dead in a hotel room Wednesday night, according to police.

Flash flood warning issued in parts of Santa Clara County

A flash flood warning has been issued in parts of Santa Clara County on Tuesday by the National Weather Service as heavy rains are expected to start around 10pm.

Live Oak teacher resigns after classroom medical incident

Morgan Hill Police and paramedics responded to Live Oak High School earlier this month after students found one of their teachers unresponsive on a classroom floor, according to authorities.

Oakwood senior Lydia Sattler earns Division I scholarship

In April 2019, Lydia Sattler chose to play in a high-profile tournament with her club soccer team instead of going to the junior prom. For Sattler, the decision was a no-brainer.  “I have a strong desire for soccer, so the answer was easy for me,”...

Coronavirus confirmed at Morgan Hill nursing home

Pacific Hills Manor, a skilled nursing home in Morgan Hill, revealed this week that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

Registrar installs ballot drop boxes in South County

Election Day is Nov. 3, but voters in Santa Clara County have already started casting and submitting their ballots, partly thanks to the installation of dozens of 24-hour drop boxes placed by election officials throughout the county.

Science writers answer questions about SCU, CZU fires

Last summer’s wildfires had Silicon Valley glued to its screens to track multiple blazes as they encroached from different directions.

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