State game wardens are keeping an eye on a young mountain lion that is hiding behind a row of bushes in the front yard of a residence in southwest Morgan Hill, in hopes the animal will move along from the area by nightfall, according to authorities.
Since the start of the pandemic, housing advocates, policy experts and non-profit service providers have been sounding the alarm on what they say will be an unparalleled wave of evictions.
Morgan Hill has surpassed San Jose in the spread of Covid-19 with a local rate of 6,573 positive cases per 100,000 residents as of Jan. 21, according to Santa Clara County public health officials.
City officials and public safety authorities are urging residents in the east Morgan Hill foothills to take the SCU Complex fire seriously and flee to safety as soon as they can, even though the area is not yet under an evacuation order.
Following a lengthy investigation, Morgan Hill Police recently arrested two suspects who were traveling through town carrying 21 firearms that would have been distributed to criminal street gangs, according to authorities.
A 27-year-old man was arrested at Target in Morgan Hill after he allegedly brandished a handgun when employees asked him to wear a mask, police said.
A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian on Monterey Road between West Middle and Crowner avenues Thursday night, according to police.
A woman who was severely injured in a Jan. 14 domestic violence incident at a home in Morgan Hill has died from her wounds, according to authorities.
Morgan Hill Police and paramedics safely detained a suspect who was suffering from a mental health episode in the city's downtown Monday morning, according to authorities.