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January 20, 2022

City considers 49-home proposal in north Morgan Hill

Developer City Ventures has proposed a 49-unit residential, mixed-use project on a vacant site along the Monterey Road Corridor in north Morgan Hill. The project—proposed on a 3.82-acre property on the southwest corner of Monterey and Cochrane roads—would also feature four commercial units up to...

Lofgren visits Salinas Valley, receives nod from Panetta, Rivas

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As the decennial redistricting process wrapped up last month, the concern from The World’s Salad Bowl started to mount. Local politicians, regional business giants and other community leaders asked how a plan to pair the international agricultural hub with the Silicon Valley could stand. Now,...

Officials say Omicron surge could be cresting

Santa Clara County officials said Jan. 14 that the region's Omicron surge may be cresting and called on private health care providers to increase their Covid-19 testing capacity. The county is currently seeing its highest infection rates since the pandemic began, according to Health Officer...

Downtown traffic mitigation on Jan. 19 council agenda

With a ballot initiative on the horizon that could require voter approval for any future narrowing of Monterey Road through downtown Morgan Hill, the city council this week will consider new options to address ongoing traffic congestion issues through the corridor. A majority of the...

Retired police officer convicted of fraud, money laundering

A retired San Jose Police officer—a Morgan Hill resident with a side security business—was convicted Jan. 14 of $1.13 million in insurance fraud, $18 million in money laundering to cover it up, tax evasion and worker exploitation, according to authorities. Robert Foster, 48, pleaded no...

First business opens in Evergreen Village

The 7-Eleven gas station and convenience store recently opened in the Evergreen Village development, located on Cochrane Road near the intersection of Woodview Avenue. Plans for the 20-acre development include restaurants, retail shops, a senior residential facility, hotel, offices and other commercial uses. However,...

Local Scene: Library to resume full hours

Library to open on Sundays The Morgan Hill Library will resume full service hours on Jan. 24. The library will be open Monday-Wednesday from 12-9pm, Thursday-Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 1-5pm. The public can now reserve community rooms and large rooms, which will be available starting...

Valley Water accepting applications for 2022 Grant Program

Valley Water is accepting applications for its 2022 Grant Program, which provides important funding for projects that support the water district’s mission of “providing safe, clean water for a healthy life, environment and economy,” says a press release.  For 2022, Valley Water has a total...

County gains $2.4M for grants to small businesses

Santa Clara County will receive about $2.4 million from the California Microbusiness Covid-19 Relief Grant Program (MBCRG) to aid very small businesses adversely affected by the pandemic, according to county officials. On Jan. 11, the Board of Supervisors accepted the grant and approved community partner...

Amazon purchases South County farmland

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Online retail and web services giant Amazon purchased 60 acres of farmland in Gilroy, documents filed Dec. 22 with the county show. According to the documents recorded by the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office, Amazon.com LLC purchased the land at the corner of Highway 152...