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May 26, 2024

Morgan Hill Police urge caution as holiday approaches

Coronavirus, illegal fireworks and tripled fines—these are among the potential dangers that might accompany this year’s Fourth of July holiday fun, and Morgan Hill Police are urging residents to celebrate safely and legally.

Gavilan College sticking with distance learning

Gavilan College is now enrolling students for the fall semester but a majority of instruction will take place online. Jan Bernstein Chargin, public information director, said in a press release June 23 that the courses will be taught in a similar way such as the...

Murder suspect charged in Superior Court

Dane Cleeton was charged today with murder and attempted murder in relation to a June 21 stabbing that left his mother dead and his father severely injured, according to authorities.

Police briefs: Three arrested during traffic stop

Morgan Hill Police arrested a 20-year-old man who had allegedly exposed himself to a child in an online video game chat, according to authorities.

Council leaves police funds intact

Council members noted at least two key lingering issues that could significantly impact the current expense and revenue projections: the Covid-19 pandemic and a new, ongoing discussion about Morgan Hill’s public safety needs.

CHP: Expect traffic ‘surge’ soon

During March and April, the number of traffic collisions and arrests of intoxicated drivers dropped dramatically statewide compared to the previous year, according to the California Highway Patrol. But it wasn’t because California’s notoriously reckless drivers began respecting the rules of the road. Rather, it’s...

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 of this decision, today I get to go back and...

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 Morgan Hill...