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June3, 2020

More than 150 families served at ‘Gate To Gate’ drive-thru

A local charity organization and dozens of volunteers provided groceries and cloth face masks to more than 150 families at the May 21 “Gate to Gate Giveaway.”

Rare talent

Local teen Mariah Fisher is no stranger to isolation and what might now be termed “social distancing,” as she spent seven weeks in hospitals and rehab facilities after she suffered a stroke due to a rare condition known as Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM).

Fentanyl deaths increase in Santa Clara County

Deaths from fentanyl, a powerful opioid drug, are drastically on the rise in Santa Clara County this year, and public health officials think stress and anxiety resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic might be contributing to the increase.

Local advocate appointed CEO of national nonprofit

Nicole Hemmenway of Morgan Hill was appointed CEO of the U.S. Pain Foundation by its Board of Directors.

Five more Garlic Fest claims filed against city of Gilroy

Five more victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting—including the family of Keyla Salazar—have filed claims for damages against the city for death, injuries and other trauma suffered as a result of the incident.

Bill to speed up dam project passes committee

A state assembly bill that would fast-track the seismic retrofitting of Anderson Dam in northeast Morgan Hill unanimously passed committee last week.

New order: Storefront pick-up is allowed

Santa Clara County health officials, noting “significant” progress in reducing the spread of Covid-19, announced a revised shelter-in-place order that loosens some restrictions beginning May 22. Under the new order, retail establishments can offer storefront pick-up, and manufacturing, warehousing...

Downtown business campaign goes live

The Morgan Hill Downtown Association has launched a fundraising campaign for downtown businesses struggling during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Nurses’ unions charge county with unfair labor practices

Two unions representing nurses and other essential employees of Santa Clara County jointly filed a claim accusing the county of unfair labor practices that left them insufficiently protected against Covid-19.

Chamber petition asks county to reopen economy

The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, “frustrated and disheartened” with prolonged stay-at-home orders and their impact on local businesses, has begun circulating a petition asking county officials to begin reopening the economy.