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July 20, 2024

Your reminder to prepare for the ‘Big One’

Every time there’s an earthquake in California, you’ll know it immediately—if you’re online. The moment a temblor strikes, night or day, big or small, a stream of one-word tweets or texts will inevitably show up in your feeds: “EARTHQUAKE.” That’s what happened early Monday, when a...

Local Scene: Freedom Fest coming up; burn permits suspended

Freedom Fest starts July 3 The annual Morgan Hill Freedom Fest festivities in celebration of Independence Day start July 3, with the Patriotic Sing at 5pm at the Downtown Morgan Hill Amphitheater, 17000 Monterey Road. It will be followed by the Family Music Fest, starting...

Live Oak baseball team improves to 7-0

On two occasions during the top of the seventh inning, Live Oak High teammates Landon Stump and Dominic Periera blasted out of the dugout and sprinted furiously down the left-field line to recover a foul ball. Landon won the first “race” while Periera won...

New mayor, council members take seats in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill’s new mayor, Mark Turner, and District D Councilmember Marilyn Librers were sworn in and welcomed to the dais at the Dec. 14 meeting at City Hall meeting chambers.  Also sworn in was Morgan Hill District B Councilmember Yvonne Martinez Beltran, who was reelected...

Local student named National Merit Scholar finalist

Morgan Hill resident Bryant K. Wong, who plans to pursue a career in pharmaceutical science, has been named a National Merit Scholarship finalist, according to the organization that selects and awards the annual scholars.  Wong is a student at Valley Christian High School in San...

Weekend forecast calls for clear skies, sunshine

While many Morgan Hill residents and businesses are still drying out from nearly constant rainfall in recent weeks, the latest weather forecast is finally calling for a noteworthy dry spell for the area.  According to a Jan. 17 forecast by the National Weather Service, the...

Viewpoints exhibit showcases three artists in Morgan Hill

A new art exhibition known as Viewpoints on display at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center showcases a range of works from local artists. The exhibit, which runs through July 11, features the works of Jennifer Blalack, Marylin Host and Diana Earl, who provide...

Local advocate appointed CEO of national nonprofit

Nicole Hemmenway of Morgan Hill was appointed CEO of the U.S. Pain Foundation by its Board of Directors.

JAMM celebrates new, upgraded multi-purpose room

Morgan Hill Unified School District officials earlier this month celebrated the completion and opening of a new band performance facility at Jackson Academy of Math & Music. The new multi-purpose room and renovation project at JAMM, which is located on Fountain Oaks Drive in east...

Goats help create defensible space

With the ongoing drought brought on by recent consecutive drier-than-normal winters, conditions are primed for another busy, potentially devastating wildfire season, according to authorities. One of the most effective things property owners can do to prevent the spread of wildfires is to create a buffer...

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