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‘Sidewalk Saturdays’ outdoor retail market starts Oct. 3

In an ongoing effort to promote local businesses, the City of Morgan Hill is encouraging downtown retailers to participate in the weekly “Sidewalk Saturdays” downtown shopping event starting Oct. 3.

State suspends The Hill’s alcohol license

State authorities have suspended the alcohol license for The Hill Bar and Grill after the establishment was caught selling adult beverages to a minor, according to the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Businesses, churches urge safe reopening

Business owners, city leaders and faith-based organizations implored the county health department Sept. 14 to give them a “fighting chance” to survive the pandemic by allowing indoor operations to resume safely. The Silicon Valley Chamber Coalition joined dozens of Bay Area faith organizations and small...

CineLux to debut drive-in theater in Gilroy

For nearly two years, Gilroy residents anxiously awaited the city’s only movie theater to reopen while it underwent an extensive renovation. The CineLux Gilroy Cafe and Lounge at 6851 Monterey St. was ready to reopen its doors in March, inviting the community to gander at...

Amazon buys Gilroy ag land

Tech giant Amazon purchased 66 acres of farmland in Gilroy under its data services subsidiary, according to property records filed Aug. 14. Seattle-based Amazon Web Services purchased the land on Camino Arroyo, just south of the Gilroy Premium Outlets and behind See Grins RV and...

San Martin resort prepares to reopen as layoffs loom

The Rosewood CordeValle hotel in San Martin, shuttered since March due to the ongoing pandemic, hopes to reopen Sept. 1. However, more layoffs are coming as the business feels the effects of the five-month closure. According to a notice filed with the state Employment Development...

Motion control company breaks ground in Morgan Hill

Watsonville-based Applied Motion Products broke ground on its new headquarters in Morgan Hill on Aug. 6. The facility, now under construction in the Madrone Business Park in north Morgan Hill, will consolidate all of the company’s U.S. operations, which are currently conducted in two separate...

County investigating Covid-19 ‘cluster’ at Costco

County health officials are investigating four Costco stores, including Gilroy, on reports of Covid-19 “clusters.” According to Santa Clara County Public Health, six employees of the 7251 Camino Arroyo store in Gilroy tested positive for Covid-19 between July 24-30. The Sunnyvale location had 13 confirmed cases...

‘Place branding’ grants offered for outdoor businesses

Through a new “Place Branding Partnership” grant program, the City of Morgan Hill aims to work with local business owners to commit to a long-term future of outdoor activity as the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines drag on with no end in sight.

Pizza persists under dining limitations

While restrictions on public gatherings and indoor activities in Santa Clara County continue to take a toll on local businesses, at least one Morgan Hill restaurant owner is hoping to beat the downturn on the strength of a loyal customer following, unique menu offerings and outdoor dining.

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