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March 6, 2021

South County woman charged in storming of Capitol

A Gilroy woman faces criminal charges in relation to her involvement in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., according to authorities. Mariposa Castro is accused of illegally entering the Capitol building during a demonstration supporting former President Donald Trump as...

Clinic in Morgan Hill brings Covid-19 vaccine to 1,000 farmworkers

An effort to vaccinate 1,000 farmworkers this week at Monterey Mushrooms’ north Morgan Hill facility began Sunday morning—the first day that frontline workers in the agricultural industry are eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine in Santa Clara County. Public health experts and labor advocates say that...

Jobless claims decline as coronavirus cases ease

By Patricia Cohen, @nytimes New claims for unemployment fell last week, the government reported Thursday, the latest sign that the labor market’s recovery, however slow and unsteady, is continuing. “The numbers look encouraging on the face of it,” said Gregory Daco, chief U.S. economist at Oxford...

County expects to move into ‘Red Tier’ next week

With the Covid-19 vaccine making its way through the local population and case rates and hospitalizations declining, Santa Clara County officials expect the state to loosen its public gathering guidelines by next week. And on Feb. 25, Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody announced a...

Mass Covid-19 vaccination site opens at Gilroy High

South County’s first mass Covid-19 vaccination site opened at Gilroy High School on Feb. 24, and health officials are hopeful the location can serve up to 2,000 people daily, dependent on supply. The vaccination clinic at 750 West 10th St. uses the main and auxiliary...

Vaccinations reach Morgan Hill

Covid-19 vaccinations have begun to reach residents of Morgan Hill and Gilroy, where the pandemic continues to take a disproportionate toll compared to other communities in Santa Clara County. The county’s public health department, in coordination with city officials, hosted a vaccination site at the...

Blood drive Feb. 27 in Morgan Hill

The nation’s blood supply has been “dramatically” impacted by recent winter storms in Texas and elsewhere, and Stanford Blood Center is stepping up to help Bay Area hospitals get the blood they need. These efforts include a series of upcoming blood drives, including one in...

County set to approve $100M in affordable housing projects

By Jana Kadah, Bay City News Foundation  The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will likely approve more than $100 million in permanent housing for low-income residents.  At their Tuesday meeting, supervisors will consider approving five housing complexes that would total to 566 new units and...

Police blotter: Woman brandished firearm at HOA workers

Brandishing A woman was arrested after brandishing a firearm at employees hired by the homeowners’ association to work on the residential property. The woman, a resident of Shasta Lane, allegedly exited the home and told the Spanish-speaking workers to “get off her lawn” while holding...

Covid-19: Vaccine available in Morgan Hill Tuesday, Wednesday

Residents age 65 and older can line up to receive their Covid-19 vaccine at a two-day vaccination site this week at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center. Vaccines will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis from 10am to 3pm Feb. 23 and 24,...