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Community Voices by Mike Gonzales: The system helped Morgan Hill resident be-come a proud father

By |2019-07-26T16:23:15-07:00July 26th, 2019|Contributors|

Children's safety need to be the priority in cases where the court must decide   Mike Gonzales I walk in and Mito is crying. So, I ask, “Mito, why are you upset?” He says, “No [...]

Downtown Morgan Hill with Suman Ganapathy: New logo, other changes coming to down-town

By |2019-07-26T16:33:10-07:00July 26th, 2019|Contributors|

City will pilot a two-year parklet program at the downtown core By Suman Ganapathy Suman Ganapathy The board of the Morgan Hill Downtown Association extended a welcoming embrace of the Depot Street area into its [...]

Tariffs on Chinese garlic are already helping American growers

By |2019-07-26T16:42:37-07:00July 26th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Out all industries damaged by illegal dumping, the number one is garlic By Ken Christopher Trump’s Trade War. These three words can very easily conjure up thoughts of economic malaise and international turbulence. In today’s hyperpartisan environment, [...]

Restaurant profile: Illinois man followed passion and became renowned South Valley chef

By |2019-07-16T10:15:38-07:00July 12th, 2019|Wine and Dine|

Alexander La Motte, executive chef at Rosewood CordeValle, will emcee Garlic Showdown Alexander La Motte, will emcee the Garlic Showdown Sunday, July 28, at this year's Gilroy Garlic Festival.Photo by Marty Cheek By Clairey Yang [...]

Morgan Hill Senior Center by Dorie Sugay: Lots of activities for the ‘glad timers’

By |2019-07-16T09:25:50-07:00July 12th, 2019|Seniors|

Dorie Sugay More than 3,300 seniors visited the Morgan Hill Senior Center for a total of 51,289 times between 2017 and 2018. These  numbers are an astounding endorsement of the center. But some seniors are [...]

Chamber of Commerce by Allen Banks: Learn to recognize factors that could lead to violence

By |2019-07-16T10:07:07-07:00July 12th, 2019|Business|

Allen Banks With the tragic active shooting incident at Morgan Hill’s Ford dealership, it’s apparent that even a quiet city, without a violent history, can fall prey to a shooting incident. According to Gun Violence [...]

Guest column by Christina Turner: City, community mourn deaths of two involved in Ford Store shooting

By |2019-07-16T09:54:17-07:00July 12th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Morgan Hill Police Chief David Swing speaks at a press conference about the Ford Store shootings. Photo by Robert Airoldi Christina Turner On behalf of the city of Morgan Hill and the Morgan [...]

Downtown Morgan Hill with Suman Ganapathy: Where’s Waldo? You’ll find him at MH businesses

By |2019-07-03T10:22:02-07:00June 29th, 2019|Contributors|

Waldo is in the thick of summertime fun throughout July at 24 local businesses By Suman Ganapathy Suman Ganapathy A plethora of activities in Morgan Hill attracts residents and visitors all year long, with summertime [...]