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May 24, 2024

Morgan Hill Library going fine free in 2021

The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) has eliminated late fines for all materials, including books, magazines, music and movies, which took effect Jan. 1.  While SCCLD has not charged late fines for children’s materials for years, the new change covers materials for all ages. “One...

dealing with harassment at schools

As required by the settlement of the Flores vs MHSD lawsuit,

Judge rules in favor of Morgan Hill gun law

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge this week upheld the City of Morgan Hill’s new requirements on the reporting of lost or stolen firearms.

Thousands lose power due to failing equipment

California’s power grid operator made it through Sept. 7 without rotating outages, but thousands of PG&E customers in the Bay Area still lost power as fatigued transformers failed in the extreme heat. Nearly 24,000 customers were affected at one point Wednesday evening by the outages,...

Assembly, Senate vote to restore statewide school bus funding

The California Assembly voted today to restore $248 million in school bus funding to California public schools. The bill, SB 81, passed by a vote of 60 - 5.

Students in gay lawsuit received some help from community

The six Morgan Hill students suing the Morgan Hill School

Stay-home order extended to May 3

Authorities said more time is needed to keep the spread of the illness minimal and prevent hospitals with limited space and equipment from being flooded with patients. That’s why Santa Clara County and six other Bay Area jurisdictions issued a new directive extending the current shelter-at-home requirements to May 3.

Covid, grades, climate change among top concerns for CA teens

From academics to pandemics, California teenagers are seeking out more help from friends, parents and teachers to cope with their situation, according to a survey released Thursday by Blue Shield of California.  Between July and August, Blue Shield of California asked 500 California students aged...

Se abre un centro de recursos de evacuación de incendios en Sobrato High

Las autoridades de emergencia han abierto un centro de recursos de evacuación en Morgan Hill para aquellos que enfrentan órdenes de evacuación o advertencias debido a los incendios forestales. El centro de recursos se encuentra en Sobrato High School, 401 Burnett Ave., y cuenta...

First Sobrato Senior Class

Ann Sobrato High School's students began class today knowing that this is the first year for Sobrato High to have a full campus, complete with apprehensive freshmen and energetic seniors. Sobrato's student population has grown from 1,050 to 1,500 teenagers. Twenty-one staff members have been added to accommodate the increased number. The students will be welcomed with a back-to-school dance on Aug. 25 from 8pm to 11pm. Admission is $5 with an ASB card and $10 without.