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Community Voices by Lili Jaquet: Oakwood drama students thrilled to meet one of their theater idols

By |2019-09-22T10:09:19-07:00September 21st, 2019|Contributors|

Ticktin’s humbleness and easy smile was catching   Cecilia Ticktin in "Wicked." Photo courtesy Oakwood School By Lili Jaquet You always remember your first heroes. Usually, they are distant idols, like when the quarterback tosses [...]

Downtown Morgan Hill by Jodi Hall: Leadership Morgan Hill’s bike racks installed

By |2019-09-22T10:10:43-07:00September 21st, 2019|Business|

With the help of resident and business sponsors, it is now easier than ever to ride a bike downtown By Jodi Hall Jodi Hall Morgan Hill continues to spruce up its artsy appearance with the [...]

Guest column by David Allen: Grant applications now being accepted for Hearts of Rotary Program

By |2019-09-22T10:11:30-07:00September 21st, 2019|Contributors|

Twenty-three local nonprofits received $40,000 in January 2019 from Rotary By David Allen David Allen Over the years, the Rotary Club of Morgan Hill has supported those in need, both locally and around the world. [...]

Downtown Morgan Hill with David Dindak: Enjoy craft beers and visit downtown businesses

By |2019-08-25T16:54:03-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Business, Wine and Dine|

Downtown Brew Crawl is a wonderful time to hang out with good friends and meet new people Photo by Marty CheekJon Berkland, left, and John Phelan pour their homemade beer at a previous Brew Crawl. [...]

Community Voices by Dayton Ewing: Family’s visit to Garlic Festival provides valuable survival les-sons

By |2019-08-30T21:05:43-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Contributors|

There are actions to take to make sure you're safe as possible from a mass shooting incident Photo by Marty CheekPoppy Jasper Film Festival Director and Gilroy resident Mattie Scariot and friend Justin Bates, at the [...]

Guest column by Dorie Sugay: Senior Center launches endowment program

By |2019-08-25T17:15:58-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

The Senior Center offers more than many people might realize, but it needs funding to stay open Photo by Marty CheekVolunteer Bernice Lawrence, Program Coordinator Denise Melroy and Mahmoud Mohlavi during a lunch at the Senior [...]

Community Voices by Matt Wendt: Sand volleyball courts would provide sports recreational opportunity

By |2019-08-10T08:59:16-07:00August 9th, 2019|Breaking News|

Olympic gold medalist beach volleyball player, Misty May-Treanor, expressed her support for the project By Matt Wendt   Matt Wendt The city of Morgan Hill has planned and budgeted for sand volleyball courts at the [...]

Community Voices by Kathy Sullivan: A new season of ‘Stories from the Past’ debuts at Founders Dinner

By |2019-08-14T16:12:16-07:00August 9th, 2019|Breaking News|

Founders Day dinner will showcase more from “Stories from the Past” project By Kathy Sullivan Kathy Sullivan The next time you visit Chitactac-Adams Park or Mt. Umunhum, you might encounter Valentin Lopez, tribal chair of [...]

Your Water . . . with John Varela: New pipeline helps water district ensure re-liable supply for the region

By |2019-07-26T16:13:13-07:00July 26th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Original pipeline was built in 1955, and over the years, the pipe has deteriorated By John Varela John Varela South County’s groundwater is getting a boost that will benefit farms, residents and businesses. Recently, Valley [...]