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May 26, 2024

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Recycle your mattress for free The Rosso Furniture Warehouse has joined the Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress collection network of drop-off locations. The Morgan Hill store, located at 212 Tennant Ave., accepts unwanted mattresses and box springs from the public, on Wednesdays and Fridays...

Abortion law soars ahead, casino betting props appear doomed in Nov. 8 election results

Proposition 1  — Abortion With early returns beginning to come in, Californians appear to be giving broad support to Proposition 1, which would place into the state Constitution a woman’s right to have an abortion.  As of 11pm Nov. 8, more than 68% of voters have...

Election Day: Polls open 7am-8pm

Today is Election Day. Polls are open 7am to 8 pm. If you have not already voted by mail or at one of the voting centers last weekend, you can vote today. If you have filled out a mailed ballot, it must be postmarked today or...

County and its largest union reach tentative agreement three-year contract

Santa Clara County government’s largest union, Service Employees International Union Local 521, representing more than 12,000 workers, announced July 28 it had reached a tentative agreement on a labor contract providing an effective 13% in wage increases over three years. The announcement came more than...

Newsom signs 56 housing bills, aiming to tackle affordable housing shortage

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 11 signed multiple housing bills aimed at tackling the state’s lack of affordable housing and making it easier for tenants to rent a home in the first place.   Newsom signed a whopping 56 bills into law which he said...

Bill would help undocumented disaster victims

Three California assembly members on Tuesday introduced a newly minted bill which, if it becomes law, would bring financial assistance to storm and flood victims who are ineligible for state and federal assistance. Assembly Bill 513, also known as the California Individual Assistance Act, was...

Santa Clara County DA seeks to resentence death row inmates to life without parole

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen is moving to eliminate the county’s death row, looking to sentence the 15 local men still sitting on it to serve life in prison without the chance of parole instead, according to an April 5 press release.  “Judges...

Housing wins as Rivas shuffles Legislature leadership deck

Who’s up and who’s down? When the news broke late Nov. 21 that new Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas picked new committee chairpersons and canned others, the Sacramento political sphere was immediately abuzz with talk of winners and losers. The winners include Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, the Davis...

Your 2024 primary election guide

As the March 5 presidential primary election approaches in California, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are enjoying significant leads in the polls and appear to be well on their way to securing their political parties’ respective nominations.  In Santa Clara County, there are also a...

Morgan Hill likely to vote on city council term limits in November

Voters in Morgan Hill will likely get to vote in November on whether elected city officials should be subject to term limits, after the city council decided at a recent meeting to place a measure on the ballot.  Currently, Morgan Hill and Gilroy are the...

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