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

Old and new generations mix it up at this year’s Gilroy Garlic Festival

By |2019-07-13T08:01:08-07:00July 12th, 2019|Breaking News|

Future chef joins the SakaBozzo team for cooking and camaraderie For Rayen Garcia, 11, family recipes have provided the inspiration for his favorite hobby, cooking. And it’s a hobby that’s garnered him notice from two of Gilroy’s [...]

Nonprofit profile: New Fourth of July parade chair enjoys organizing the event

By |2019-07-03T10:41:11-07:00June 29th, 2019|Arts and Entertainment|

Matthew Stein, a four-year resident, takes over from the Hunts who ran the parade for nearly 40 years Photo by Marty CheekMatthew Stein is the new chairperson for the Morgan Hill Freedom Fest Fourth of July [...]

Education: Beloved P.A. Walsh principal retires after three decades with MHUSD

By |2019-07-08T11:07:36-07:00June 14th, 2019|Education|

Teresa Sermersheim learned lessons herself while teaching students With bittersweet emotions, Teresa Sermersheim said goodbye to the P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy community June 7, the last day of school. At a barbecue on campus, students, parents and [...]

Around Town . . . with Robert Airoldi: Gilroy resident wins classic Beetle in Rotary Club raffle at Dazzle

By |2019-07-08T11:22:02-07:00June 14th, 2019|Contributors|

Ticket was one of 265 sold for $100 each O.J. Macias with the classic VW Bug he won from the Rotary Club of Morgan Hill. Photo courtesy Rotary Club of Morgan Hill. Congratulations to Gilroy [...]

SVCT’s production of ‘Gypsy’ sure to entertain with catchy show tunes

By |2019-06-12T18:06:21-07:00June 1st, 2019|Arts and Entertainment|

Play deals with dysfunctional family as sisters find it hard to be friends The South Valley Civic Theatre’s musical “Gypsy” opens June 14 to tell the story of “the ultimate show business mother” as she struggles with [...]