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

Nonprofit profile: Pandemic forces Poppy Jasper International Film Festival to alter film showings

2020-10-02T19:29:35-07:00

Nonprofit is ramping up, showing selected films in anticipation of next April's festival The PJIFF fundraiser was held Sept. 25 at Morgan's Cove.Photo courtesy PJIFF By Marty Cheek By going small, the Poppy Jasper International [...]

Nonprofit profile: Pandemic forces Poppy Jasper International Film Festival to alter film showings2020-10-02T19:29:35-07:00

Sidebar: Pandemic intensifies need for affordable housing

2020-09-18T18:34:40-07:00

Pandemic intensifies need for affordable housing Coronavirus photo courtesy CDC By Marty Cheek Four years ago, Santa Clara County voters approved Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond. It provided an opportunity for the [...]

Sidebar: Pandemic intensifies need for affordable housing2020-09-18T18:34:40-07:00

CalDART shows importance of local airport

2020-09-18T18:33:56-07:00

Cal Fire used San Martin Airport as helicopter base to fight SCU wildfire By Marty Cheek The San Martin Airport played a vital role in helping contain the SCU Complex Lightning Fire that burned nearly 400,000 acres across [...]

CalDART shows importance of local airport2020-09-18T18:33:56-07:00

Homeless veteran’s story shows importance of housing

2020-09-18T18:33:52-07:00

Finding a place to rent in Silicon Valley is difficult during global pandemic Photo by Marty CheekDavid Parrott has been living in a rented minivan on the streets of Morgan Hill after a series of unfortunate [...]

Homeless veteran’s story shows importance of housing2020-09-18T18:33:52-07:00

Firefighters contain SCU ‘mega-fire’ east of South Valley

2020-09-04T10:48:18-07:00

Second largest wildfire in California history burned thousands of acres of Henry W. Coe State Park Photo courtesy California Conservation CorpsA California Conservation Corps member uses a "fusee" torch to help burn grass along a line to [...]

Firefighters contain SCU ‘mega-fire’ east of South Valley2020-09-04T10:48:18-07:00