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April 22, 2024

COVID-19: By the numbers

As of April 6:  Worldwide: 1,345,084 cases; 74,565 deaths; 276,515 recovered U.S.: 366,614 cases; 10,783 deaths; 19,581 recovered California:16,019 cases; 380 deaths Santa Clara County: 1,207 cases; 39 deaths New York: 131,815 cases; 4,698 deaths As of March 31: Worldwide: 850,583 cases; 41,494 deaths; 176,171 recovered U.S.: 184,183 cases; 3,606 deaths; 6,043...

BookSmart giving to those in need

Like nearly every small business in the country right now, BookSmart of Morgan Hill is in dire need of support as the economy has come crashing down due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Most businesses, including BookSmart, are struggling to find ways to stay in operation....

Police investigate April 1 shootings

Investigators think the shootings, which occurred minutes apart less than two miles across town, were related.

DA’s office orders Morgan Hill gun store closed

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office on April 1 notified Lokey Firearms in Morgan Hill that the gun and ammunition retail store must close for business during the remainder of the ongoing countywide shelter-at-home order.

Schools closed for rest of year

The Santa Clara County Office of Education took another big hit Wednesday as schools sites within the district were officially shut down through the end of the Spring semester.

Services still available for domestic violence victims

A prolonged countywide stay-at-home order can prove uniquely challenging to domestic violence victims who are stuck in abusive relationships, as advocates and community service providers have been forced to adapt to public health directives in order to continue to offer services.

Monterey Road housing project moves forward

The Morgan Hill Planning Commission gave the OK to a residential and commercial project proposed near the intersection of Monterey and Old Monterey roads March 24. San Francisco-based builder City Ventures has proposed 101 multi-family units on a nearly six-acre property at 18110 Monterey Road....

Stay-home order extended to May 3

Authorities said more time is needed to keep the spread of the illness minimal and prevent hospitals with limited space and equipment from being flooded with patients. That’s why Santa Clara County and six other Bay Area jurisdictions issued a new directive extending the current shelter-at-home requirements to May 3.

Program provides childcare for health workers, first responders

The Essential Healthcare Worker and First Responder Childcare program is operated by the YMCA in partnership with MHUSD, and is currently providing childcare for up to 30 children at Barrett Elementary School.

Dog, owners reunited after theft

Kate and Paolo D’Alessio thought their 15-month-old French bulldog, Sprinkles, was gone forever after a thief smashed the window of their vehicle and stole the pet outside a busy rest stop and gas station in east Santa Clara County.