About Marty Cheek

Marty Cheek is the publisher of Morgan Hill Life and Gilroy Life. He is also the co-author with Congressman Jerry McNerney of the book Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America From the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels. Email: [email protected] Phone: (408) 782-7575

South Valley grieving from 2019 mass shooting

2020-08-08T16:18:54-07:00

Memorial honors Garlic Festival victims, first responders on one-year anniversary A plaque at a memorial at the site of last year's Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting honors the victims who were killed.Photo by Robert Airoldi By [...]

South Valley grieving from 2019 mass shooting2020-08-08T16:18:54-07:00

Local wineries pivot to allow on-site tastings outdoors only

2020-08-08T16:18:58-07:00

Wineries began re-opening in mid-July following county safety protocols Photo courtesy Lion Ranch Winery Co-owner and co-winemaker Todd Engelhardt enjoys a bottle with Kristy Lau, and Ben Nuno at Lion Ranch. By Marty Cheek The virus [...]

Local wineries pivot to allow on-site tastings outdoors only2020-08-08T16:18:58-07:00

Morgan Hill students will continue to learn online

2020-07-27T17:54:16-07:00

Rising COVID-19 cases in county forces school district to keep students, staff at home By Marty Cheek In mid-March when COVID-19 forced students in Santa Clara County to transition overnight to online learning, many parents and teachers [...]

Morgan Hill students will continue to learn online2020-07-27T17:54:16-07:00

Photo op: Congratulations to the Class of 2020

2020-06-15T15:12:30-07:00

Check out our series of photos for the June 6 Class of 2020 Car Procession in downtown Morgan Hill The family and friends of Isabel Parra celebrate her graduation Saturday during a car parade through town. [...]

Photo op: Congratulations to the Class of 20202020-06-15T15:12:30-07:00

Nonprofit profile: Magical Bridge Playground to break ground

2020-06-12T17:09:58-07:00

Families are expected to come from Gilroy, San Martin, Hollister, San Jose and elsewhere Gilroy Life file photoRon and Shirlee Locicero in front of the sign at Morgan Hill Community Park where the Magical Bridge Playground [...]

Nonprofit profile: Magical Bridge Playground to break ground2020-06-12T17:09:58-07:00