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: marty@morganhilllife.com Phone: (408) 782-7575

Diwali festival of lights unites South Valley Indian culture

2019-12-01T09:02:40-08:00

Food, music, dance and family fun is celebrated by more than 500 people at Sobrato Photo courtesy Shivali PatelDancers in traditional outfits during the 25th Silver Jubilee Diwali, held Nov. 23 at Sobrato High School. [...]

Diwali festival of lights unites South Valley Indian culture2019-12-01T09:02:40-08:00

Limelight gives founder a fond farewell with comedy show

2019-11-20T15:47:38-08:00

After nearly a decade and more than 40 shows, Kevin Heath will start a new chapter of life Photo by Marty CheekKevin Heath poses in front of the stage at Limelight Actors Theater in Gilroy. By Marty Cheek [...]

Limelight gives founder a fond farewell with comedy show2019-11-20T15:47:38-08:00

SVCT’s ‘Steel Magnolias’ brings six women together in tenderness

2019-11-07T06:59:40-08:00

Story is set in a beauty parlor in Louisiana town From left: Myra Kaelin (M'Lynn), Becca Snook (Shelby), Adrianne Wilkinson (Truvy), Marisa Lopes (Annelle), Marion Pintello (Clairee) and Suzi Sellers (Ouiser) rehearse for "Steel Magnolias." - [...]

SVCT’s ‘Steel Magnolias’ brings six women together in tenderness2019-11-07T06:59:40-08:00

New law will help Calif. farmworkers get housing

2019-11-07T07:00:04-08:00

Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta advocated for passage with Gov. Newsom Assemblyman Robert Rivas listens to Dolores Huerta speak at the event celebrating the new law. - Photo courtesy Robert Rivas's office By Marty Cheek [...]

New law will help Calif. farmworkers get housing2019-11-07T07:00:04-08:00

Strikes impact county as labor union negotiates contract

2019-11-07T07:02:38-08:00

Workers demand improved labor practices as well as raises reflecting the cost of living in Bay Area County employees at the Morgan Hill Library Oct. 19 conducted "rolling strikes" as part of their contract negotiations. - [...]

Strikes impact county as labor union negotiates contract2019-11-07T07:02:38-08:00