Morgan Hill residents and visitors say the return of indoor dining to local restaurants makes them feel almost like life is returning back to “normal,” one year after the Bay Area declared its first wide-ranging shelter-in-place order. Ron and Brian Hedberg, of Salinas, were eating...
Suspect in highway projectile attacks pleads guilty
Charles Kenneth Lafferty, the Los Banos man accused of shooting projectiles at dozens of motorists on Highways 156 and 101 in 2019, pleaded guilty to 30 felony counts in relation to the incidents, according to prosecutors. Lafferty, 54, entered the guilty plea in Monterey County...
Another atmospheric river expected to cause more flooding along low-lying riversheds
Another atmospheric river is expected to wash over the Bay Area this weekend, bringing significant risks of flooding in coastal areas and in some riversheds. Forecasters with the National Weather Service's Bay Area office expect showers throughout Friday before steadier rain arrives on Saturday. Most...
Morgan Hill Police arrest Sept. 25 shooting suspect
Morgan Hill Police last week arrested a man who is accused of shooting at a vehicle Sept. 25 while traveling in the area of Main and Hale avenues, according to authorities. About 9:47pm Sept. 25, police responded to the area of West Main and Hale...
Services still available for domestic violence victims
A prolonged countywide stay-at-home order can prove uniquely challenging to domestic violence victims who are stuck in abusive relationships, as advocates and community service providers have been forced to adapt to public health directives in order to continue to offer services.
Learning & Loving Education Center closes permanently
Learning & Loving Education Center Director Christa Hanson is pictured in a 2018 file photo at the nonprofit organization on Church Street.
Tradition runs deep with Emerald Regime
At her first practice with Live Oak High School’s Emerald Regime marching band in July 1983, Suzanne Passantino was introduced by a friend to an upperclassman on the drumline.
Council to accept $72K donation for Magical Bridge playground
The city council this week will formally accept a donation from the Morgan Hill Community Foundation to help complete the Magical Bridge Playground, an inclusive park designed for people of all ages, sizes and abilities. The nonprofit Community Foundation led a big push for fundraising...
Spotlight: Live Oak’s Emerald Regime 2007 Class A champions
The Emerald Regime Marching Band and Color Guard were awarded first place after their performance Nov. 17 during the Western Band Association Class A Championships in Woodland Hills.
Caltrain electrification delayed to 2024 due to pandemic, other complications
Caltrain announced Thursday that electrification of its rail system has been delayed until late 2024, in part because of supply chain disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. This delay adds almost two years to the electrification efforts, which were expected to be complete in 2022. Unforeseen...