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

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

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

2020-08-10T05:58:22-07:00

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 only2020-08-10T05:58:22-07:00