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July 20, 2024

Roadwork season in Morgan Hill

Numerous road and public infrastructure projects are underway or soon to be started in Morgan Hill, impacting travelers with lane closures and occasional delays as they cross town over the summer months.  On Monterey Road near San Pedro Avenue, crews on June 24 were closing...

Local twins graduate from Gavilan

Among Gavilan College’s graduating Class of 2024 are Gilroy twins Brett (left) and Scott Archer. The twin brothers graduated from Gavilan at the college’s commencement ceremonies on May 24.  Brett graduated with a degree in Business Information Systems and Communication Studies. Scott graduated with a...

Local Scene: Morgan Hill students earn academic honors

MH residents graduate Andrew Boggiano and Vinh Nguyen, both of Morgan Hill, graduated from Georgia Tech during spring commencement exercises May 2-4.  Tran named to dean’s list Cathy Tran, of San Martin, was named to the Muhlenberg College dean's list for the Spring 2024 semester. Muhlenberg College...

San Benito County Rodeo is June 28-30

The San Benito County Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo kicked off rodeo week on June 22 with the annual rodeo parade in downtown Hollister.  The procession began with a traditional cattle drive down the middle of San Benito Street, featuring dozens of steers, longhorn cattle...

Lawmakers agree on across-the-board cuts in state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders reached a nearly $300 million budget agreement on June 21 that closes a $46.8 billion deficit that was projected for the coming fiscal year with across-the-board cuts of nearly 8% to every department.  The $297.5 billion budget is proposed...

Morgan Hill native serves aboard USS Kentucky

Petty Officer 3rd Class Alan Cox, a native of Morgan Hill, is one of the sailors serving aboard USS Kentucky, continuing the U.S. Navy’s 124-year tradition of service under the sea to help ensure Americans’ safety. Cox graduated from Ann Sobrato High School in 2018. “Growing...

Study calls for higher sewer rates from Morgan Hill customers

A new study commissioned by the City of Morgan Hill has found that the city needs to raise its wastewater customers’ rates by 8-9% per year through 2029 in order to keep up with the system’s ongoing operating expenses and debt payments.  City officials will...

District offers new air quality alert system

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District on June 17 announced a new subscription service that can notify residents via text and email of incidents impacting county-level and regional air quality. Residents can sign up for air quality incident notifications on the district's website, at...

Local Scene: Summer events on tap

Leedy named to dean’s list Mackenna Leedy, of Morgan Hill, earned dean's list recognition at George Fox University for the spring 2024 semester. Traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or above on 12 or more hours of graded work to earn...

Garlic City Car Show draws crowds to Gilroy

In downtown Gilroy on June 15, under a warm summer sun, the 2024 Garlic City Car Show unfolded with a blend of nostalgia and innovation.  The streets were lined with classic American and foreign automobiles, immaculately maintained or meticulously restored to their vintage states. Families...

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