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June 21, 2024

Santa Clara County seeks to add resources for caregivers

Santa Clara County is moving forward with a series of actions to support family caregivers in response to a recent county survey that found caregivers need more resources.  The county Board of Supervisors accepted staff recommendations and instructed them to create ways to address caregivers'...

ISPs pick up slack as federal broadband program ends

The Affordable Connectivity Program, a federal program that provides internet access to low-income families, has ended after Congress failed to reach an agreement to keep funding it. Over 23 million households—including thousands in Santa Clara and San Benito counties—will no longer receive federal subsidies...

Local Scene: Friday Night Music Series starts June 14

Meditation workshop June 8 “Day of Peace” mindfulness meditation workshop takes place 10am-3pm June 8 at the Morgan Hill House, Villa Mira Monte, 17860 Monterey Road. The workshop will be led by James Morrison, who was a Buddhist monk for more than 30 years.  The workshop...

Valley Water to host meeting Thursday on Anderson Dam in Morgan Hill

Valley Water, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, is hosting a public meeting in Morgan Hill June 6 to provide updates on the reconstruction of Anderson Dam. Water district officials will be reporting on the impacts of the $1 billion dam project on the environment,...

Local Scene: Adopt a pet for free June 1

Hicken earns academic honors Thomas Hicken, of Morgan Hill, was named to the Utah Tech University’s president’s list for the spring semester. To qualify for the president’s list, students had to attain a GPA of 3.9 or higher for the semester, says a press release...

Santa Clara County and nurses union agree on new contract

Santa Clara County and the union representing nurses at the county’s hospitals and clinics have reached an agreement on a four-year contract, after months of negotiations, failed mediation efforts and a first-ever three-day strike last month. About 88% of the Registered Nurses Professional Association members...

Fest hits 40

The 40th Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival unfolded Saturday and Sunday at the Downtown Amphitheater grounds and Depot Street. On May 25, sunshine mixed with a cool breeze drew thousands of locals and out-of-town visitors for a day of live music, arts and crafts, food booths,...

Morgan Hill vice mayor among Bay Area group visiting China

Multiple city leaders from the Bay Area were in the Chinese city of Chongqing on May 19 as part of a weeklong trip intended to foster investment, business and tourism exchanges between China and cities in Northern California. The May 19-26 trip was organized by...

Mushroom Festival is this weekend

The 43rd Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival, formerly known as Mushroom Mardi Gras, will take place May 25-26 in the city’s downtown.  The festival will take place throughout the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center’s grounds, and surrounded by a temporary fence. The site encompasses the...

Local Scene: Meditation workshop is June 8

Doherty completes intensive research project Morgan Hill resident James Doherty, a member of the class of 2024 majoring in Robotics Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), recently completed a senior thesis that is required of all graduating seniors as part of the university’s distinctive project-based...

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