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June 20, 2024

Local voters begin effort to recall Morgan Hill council member

Morgan Hill City Council District D member John McKay’s seat is up for election in November 2022, but he may face a recall that could cost the city $100,000 or more just six months before his current term is set to expire. On Aug. 11,...

Constantine announces run for county supervisor

Morgan Hill Mayor Rich Constantine this week formally declared his candidacy for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors District 1 seat. Constantine, a retired firefighter who has served on the Morgan Hill City Council since 2010, highlighted his experience and supporters in a press...

South County political veterans crowd 2022 supervisor race

The election for Santa Clara County District 1 Supervisor is well over a year away, but the field of candidates is already packed with veteran local politicians. Morgan Hill Mayor Rich Constantine, former San Jose City Councilmember Johnny Khamis, County Board of Education Trustee Claudia...

Sig Sanchez, longtime South County politician, dies Jan. 30

Sig Sanchez—former mayor of Gilroy and loyal advocate for South County throughout his 55-year public service career—died peacefully Jan. 30, according to family members.

Biden sworn in as 46th U.S President

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, taking office at a moment of profound health, economic and political crises with a promise to seek unity after a tumultuous four years that tore at the fabric of American society.

City officials sworn in

Last Wednesday was a historic and emotional night at the Morgan Hill City Council meeting as the body welcomed new officials and bid farewell to two longtime public servants.

South County officials slam VTA Measure B outlook

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s draft 10-year outlook for Measure B has received sharp criticism from South County officials, who say the agency is going against the voters by allocating most of the funds away from street repair.

Morgan Hill sets first-ever campaign funding limits

For the first time in Morgan Hill’s history, candidates for local political office are subject to limits on how much money their individual contributors can give to their election campaigns. But city council members want to convene on the issue in the near future to consider imposing even tighter limits than those approved at a recent meeting.

Carr concedes in Council District A election

Nearly six days after Election Day, longtime Morgan Hill City Councilmember Larry Carr made a statement accepting the results that show a widening gap separating him from challenger Gino Borgioli, who holds a lead in the race for City Council District A.

Kennett on his way to Open Space re-election

Incumbent Alex Kennett is well ahead in the vote count for his reelection bid to the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority District 1 Director’s seat.

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