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May 24, 2024

Children’s Business Fair will showcase young creators

About a year ago, my mother asked me if I might be interested in participating in the Inaugural Acton Children's Business Fair of Morgan Hill, taking place in July 2021. We sat together and researched the parent organization and agreed that the ACBF of...

Council aims to reduce credit card processing costs

The City of Morgan Hill spends more than $200,000 per year in fees for processing credit card payments for various city services—including utilities, business licenses and recreation.  These costs came up during a discussion of new and updated fees for city services at the April...

Gavilan College breaks ground for new San Benito campus

Nearly two decades after Gavilan College purchased property for a new San Benito County campus, officials held a groundbreaking ceremony June 16 at the Fairview Road site.  Plans for the new local community college campus site, which is located at the intersection of Highway 25,...

Public works goes high-tech

Morgan Hill and other cities increasingly make use of high-tech machinery and equipment, operated by specially trained staff, to keep faucets running, toilets flushing, streets paved safely and roadsides maintained throughout the community. These operations were on display for everyone to see at the...

Anderson Dam project reaches ‘milestone’

Construction crews and Valley Water officials recently reached a “milestone” on the $576-million Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project in east Morgan Hill, with the completion of a massive concrete and “soil nail” wall next to the existing dam, according to water district staff. The wall...

Local Scene: Panthers improve to 2-0; election results certified

Mortensen named to president’s list Jared Mortensen, of Morgan Hill, has been named to the 2023-24 winter term president's list at Oregon Institute of Technology. Mortensen studies Environmental Science. Recipients of the honor achieved a 3.70 grade-point average and above. Panthers improve to 2-0 Shane Simpson scored...

Panthers win IFL national championship

The Bay Area Panthers capped off their thrilling 2023 season with a victory in the Indoor Football League’s National Championship game Aug. 5 in Henderson, Nev., where they beat the Sioux Falls Storm 51-41.  The win marks the Morgan Hill-based Panthers’ first championship in the...

Organic growers see new role in age of climate change

It’s hard to find a job fighting climate change, oddly. But the organic farming industry is one place where a person can make a living making a difference.  Food systems account for 20% to 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to data from the...

Pre-leasing begins for Vida at Morgan Hill apartment complex

Pre-leasing has begun for Vida at Morgan Hill, a new residential project that includes 389 units on a nearly 20-acre site on Jarvis Drive.  The project developer, MBK Rental Living, is inviting prospective tenants to take hard-hat tours of the construction site, according to a...

Morgan Hill contractor wins national award

Morgan Hill-based D.R. Domenichini Construction is the 2023 National Contractor of the Year recipient in the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s annual awards competition. In partnership with Studio 38 Designs, also of Morgan Hill, DRD Construction won in the “Entire House $250,000-$500,000” category...

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