Gilroy firefighters deployed to battle Northern California blazes

2021-07-23T17:18:16-07:00

Severe drought, high temperatures and extremely dry fuels concern local fire departments Photo courtesy Gilroy Fire DepartmentFrom left to right: fire engineer Stephen Hayes, firefighter Daren Mok, and Capt. Greg Lopez. By Marty Cheek The ongoing [...]

Gilroy firefighters deployed to battle Northern California blazes2021-07-23T17:18:16-07:00

Your Garden … with Kate Russell: Root knot nematodes can cause problems in more than 2,000 plants

2021-07-23T17:17:56-07:00

Nematodes are microscopic, unsegmented worms. Some of them are beneficial and some carry disease. Photo courtesy William Wergin and Richard Sayre. Colorized by Stephen AusmusA juvenile root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) penetrates a tomato root. Once inside, [...]

Your Garden … with Kate Russell: Root knot nematodes can cause problems in more than 2,000 plants2021-07-23T17:17:56-07:00

Your Garden … with Kate Russell: Trade in your lawn for a meadow and reduce maintenance chores

2021-07-12T10:26:40-07:00

"Urban meadows may not require watering, fertilizing, mowing, or edging, but you do need to be vigilant about invasive plants, unwanted weeds, such as foxtails, and diseases." Photo courtesy Kate RussellA meadow can look and feel [...]

Your Garden … with Kate Russell: Trade in your lawn for a meadow and reduce maintenance chores2021-07-12T10:26:40-07:00

Morgan Hill Rotary club cleans Galvan Park

2021-06-27T20:35:22-07:00

New equipment donated including BBQ pits, benches, basketball hoops Photo courtesy Rotary Club of Morgan HillThe Rotary Club of Morgan Hill spruced up Galvan Park. By Staff Report When it comes to cleaning up a [...]

Morgan Hill Rotary club cleans Galvan Park2021-06-27T20:35:22-07:00

Residents encouraged to save water during extreme drought

2021-06-12T12:25:40-07:00

Agency urges 15 percent reduction in water use compared to 2019 By Marty Cheek Santa Clara County and the rest of California are in an extreme drought and residents must act to protect the region's water supply, [...]

Residents encouraged to save water during extreme drought2021-06-12T12:25:40-07:00

Guest Column … with Chris Ghione: It’s a great time of year to get outside and enjoy our local nature, recreation

2021-05-30T10:49:47-07:00

City offers a Summer Access Pass, a three-month membership covering June 1 through Sept. 6. Morgan Hill Life file photo By Chris Ghione Morgan Hill has got it all: hiking, biking, trails and parks. And [...]

Guest Column … with Chris Ghione: It’s a great time of year to get outside and enjoy our local nature, recreation2021-05-30T10:49:47-07:00