Editorial: Gavilan College offers students many advantages

By |2019-09-22T10:11:18-07:00September 21st, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Community colleges charge about $3,660 on average per year for in-state students Photo courtesy Jan Janes/Gavilan CollegeMagician Josh Logan entertains guests at Gavilan Community College's Sept. 7 Centennial Gala celebration. An Opinion of Morgan Hill [...]

Editorial: Lots of questions with High-Speed Rail preferred route through Morgan Hill

By |2019-09-07T10:10:04-07:00September 7th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion, Featured|

The California High-Speed Rail project will change the quality of life for our communities — and there’s no guarantee it will be for the better Courtesy California High-Speed RailGilroy Station concept illustration Like many of [...]

Editorial: America is a land of liberties because it is a nation of laws

By |2019-08-25T17:01:54-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

We encourage an open-minded attitude among South Valley residents toward the Cordoba Center One of the most fundamental of liberties we enjoy under the protection of the Constitution is the freedom of our religious choices. The First [...]

Guest column by Dorie Sugay: Senior Center launches endowment program

By |2019-08-25T17:15:58-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

The Senior Center offers more than many people might realize, but it needs funding to stay open Photo by Marty CheekVolunteer Bernice Lawrence, Program Coordinator Denise Melroy and Mahmoud Mohlavi during a lunch at the Senior [...]

Guest column by Jimmy Panetta: Congressman urges spirit of unity in wake of Garlic Festival shooting

By |2019-08-10T09:06:19-07:00August 9th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

"It was that pride in our community that led to the heroic actions of a few officers that saved so many" South Valley residents participated in a vigil Thursday, Aug. 1, in downtown Gilroy to show [...]

Your Water . . . with John Varela: New pipeline helps water district ensure re-liable supply for the region

By |2019-07-26T16:13:13-07:00July 26th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Original pipeline was built in 1955, and over the years, the pipe has deteriorated By John Varela John Varela South County’s groundwater is getting a boost that will benefit farms, residents and businesses. Recently, Valley [...]

Tariffs on Chinese garlic are already helping American growers

By |2019-07-26T16:42:37-07:00July 26th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Out all industries damaged by illegal dumping, the number one is garlic By Ken Christopher Trump’s Trade War. These three words can very easily conjure up thoughts of economic malaise and international turbulence. In today’s hyperpartisan environment, [...]

Guest column by Christina Turner: City, community mourn deaths of two involved in Ford Store shooting

By |2019-07-16T09:54:17-07:00July 12th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

Morgan Hill Police Chief David Swing speaks at a press conference about the Ford Store shootings. Photo by Robert Airoldi Christina Turner On behalf of the city of Morgan Hill and the Morgan [...]

Editorial: Leadership Morgan Hill to honor former Mayor Tate

By |2019-07-16T10:16:41-07:00July 12th, 2019|Contributors and Opinion|

We heartily congratulate Steve Tate who will be receiving the prestigious Leadership Excellence Award from the Leadership Morgan Hill program July 20 at Guglielmo Winery. For nearly three decades, Tate worked for his fellow Morgan Hill citizens [...]