About Donna Lane

Donna Lane is a storyteller and San Jose native who earned her journalism degree at San Francisco State University. She lives in Gilroy with her family, who inspire her to celebrate life each day.

Fantastic food, fun and music at 41st annual Garlic Festival

2019-07-16T10:01:27-07:00

A special Saturday night concert will feature Colbie Caillat, Grammy nominee Photo by Scott Jackson PhotographyThe “pyro chefs” in Gourmet Alley put on a spectacular flame-up show while preparing garlic-laced calamari in huge iron skillets. [...]

Fantastic food, fun and music at 41st annual Garlic Festival2019-07-16T10:01:27-07:00

South Valley holds July 4 celebrations of America’s freedom

2019-07-08T11:12:23-07:00

Fun at U.S. birthday bash brings residents together   With a patriotic sing-along, fun run, parade, car cruise and show, family-friendly concert, and of course, fireworks, Freedom Fest is set to make Independence Day celebration unforgettable for [...]

South Valley holds July 4 celebrations of America’s freedom2019-07-08T11:12:23-07:00

Film festival brings veterans’ mental health issues to the screen

2019-06-12T17:53:34-07:00

Film by Gilroy-born soldier highlights veterans’ invisible struggle with PTSD Published in the March 27 – April 9, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life At the upcoming Poppy Jasper International Film Festival, audiences will see stories on [...]

Film festival brings veterans’ mental health issues to the screen2019-06-12T17:53:34-07:00

Outdoors: Open access events give public chance to view wildflowers

2019-04-24T07:22:47-07:00

Hikes and other activities offer magnificent panoramic views from Coyote Ridge, Diablo Foothills Published in the March 13 – 26, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo courtesy Open Space AuthorityCheck out the carpet of wildflowers [...]

Outdoors: Open access events give public chance to view wildflowers2019-04-24T07:22:47-07:00