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July2, 2020

Man arrested for murder at Morgan Hill home

A 25-year-old Morgan Hill man was arrested on suspicion of murder and other charges Sunday after he stabbed his parents multiple times at the family’s residence, according to authorities.

Trustees rate supe’s performance ‘unsatisfactory’

A majority of the seven-member Morgan Hill Unified School District Board of Trustees gave Superintendent Steve Betando an “unsatisfactory” performance rating at their June 16 meeting.

County officials celebrate Supreme Court decision upholding DACA

By Kyle Martin Santa Clara County leaders on June 18 applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to block the Trump administration’s attempt to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (known as DACA). “Because...

Aquatics Center is open

The City of Morgan Hill is ready to splash into summer, as the Dennis Kennedy Aquatics Center opened on June 15. For now, the swim center is open with strict social distancing guidelines in place and only for limited activities, according to...

Council to vote on two-year budget tonight

City staff’s recommended budget proposes about $2.3 million in service cuts for the fiscal year 2020-21, and about $2.4 million for 2021-22.

Gavilan College pushes commencement date

By Juan Reyes Gavilan College announced that it will move forward with its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 but the celebration won’t take place until the end of the year. Jan Bernstein Chargin, director...

Garlic production kicks off, alleviates nationwide shortage

Garlic is back. For now, at least. Christopher Ranch in Gilroy announced that its garlic harvest season kicked off last week, and the 100 million pounds of its California-grown product will soon fill store shelves nationwide, providing relief for...

Palsgrove named MHPD chief

Morgan Hill Police veteran Shane Palsgrove was appointed June 15 as the city’s police chief, effective immediately.

Bullet train threatens Villa Mira Monte

The Morgan Hill Historical Society fears that the state’s preferred High Speed Rail route will take a devastating toll on Villa Mira Monte, the site of the 1884 home of the city’s founder and his family.

County officials applaud Supreme Court ruling on workers’ rights

Santa Clara County officials applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 15 ruling to extend job protections to gay, lesbian and transgender workers. In a 6-3 ruling, the Justices decided that gay and transgender people are protected under Title VII...