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May 24, 2024

Religion: Was it not just for this moment?

I was born in the shadow of the Holocaust. My earliest memories are of Holocaust survivors coming to our house, telling their stories to my parents. My father was known for welcoming people and helping them find jobs and become part of the community....

Letter: A heartfelt salute to Rosso owners

In the heart of Gilroy and Morgan Hill, there exists a beacon of warmth, quality and community spirit—Rosso Furniture. For over four decades, this family-owned establishment has been more than just a furniture store; it has been a cornerstone of our towns, shaping homes...

Letter: City council absent for March, April

Where have our mayor and city council gone? Morgan Hill City Council meetings for March 20, March 27, April 3 and April 17 were canceled with no explanation. Why were these meetings canceled? These are not dates noted as canceled per council policy in the...

Letter: Fraud at the polls is nearly impossible

I was a greeter for the March 5 Santa Clara County primary election. I trained for three hours for my job, which was to work in a team to direct voters to an area for voting in person.  When voters dropped off a ballot, my...

Religion: A time of discipline, sacrifice and reflection

A special time of the year for millions of Muslims worldwide began in the first week of March 2024, the Islamic month of Ramadan.  Ramadan is the ninth month and holiest month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It is a time of festivity, community, charity and...

Guest view: Updated district master plan meets water needs

Valley Water is committed to ensuring enough safe, clean water for families, homes, farms and businesses in Santa Clara County today and for future generations.  Our agency is updating the Water Supply Master Plan, which helps identify how to maintain a reliable, clean water supply...

Letter: Lawsuit abuse inflation hits all Californians

What would you do if you had another $2,298? Take a tropical island vacation, buy new kitchen appliances, put the money in the bank or hand it over, as you do now, through higher prices every time you shop by way of the little...

Religion: The cracked pot

The Jewish prayerbook includes a morning prayer that says: “In God’s goodness, day after day, God renews creation.” God did not set the world in motion and then withdrew from it. Rather, creation is an ongoing process, continuously being renewed and sustained with mercy.  Just...

Religion: Our search for the happiness

Nowadays we have many worries—life questions, why things happen in the world.But what if the question is, “What can I do!?” Most of the time we worry about things we can't change or have no control over—but if we now start focusing on the...

Guest view: Gavilan College serves South Valley community

The Gavilan Joint Community College District extends from the Coyote Valley to the southern edge of San Benito County, and includes the communities of Morgan Hill, San Martin, Gilroy, Hollister, San Juan Bautista, Tres Pinos and Paicines, along with the surrounding rural areas. It...

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