South Valley residents come together to clear San Martin roadways of trash

By |2019-04-24T07:16:26-07:00December 14th, 2018|Environment|

Nearly 40 volunteers have fun picking  up tons of litter during semi-annual San Martin Trash Bash Published in the December 19, 2018 - January 1, 2019 Volunteers pose for a photo before heading out to clear [...]

Coe family, residents celebrate 60 years of wilderness state park

By |2019-04-24T07:15:31-07:00December 1st, 2018|Environment|

State park reflects California's glory days of ranching Published in the December 5 - 18, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekFrom left to right: Tammy Coe, Joy Coe, Charles Wolf Coe, Thomas [...]

Residents, organizations step up to help those devastated by Camp Fire

By |2019-04-24T07:15:32-07:00December 1st, 2018|Environment|

Morgan Hill Unified School District provides furniture for  Paradise area students Published in the December 5 - 18, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo courtesy Edward Boss Prado FoundationAn unidentified donor, left, and volunteer Geri [...]

Take a Hike … with Mike Monroe: Explore one of the last remaining orchards in the Valley of Hearts Delight

By |2019-04-24T07:15:02-07:00November 16th, 2018|Environment|

Published in the November 21 - December 4, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekAndy Mariani in the store of Andy’s Orchard in northeast Morgan Hill. The holiday season is just around [...]

Nonprofit profile: Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center saves wild animals for a return to nature

By |2019-04-24T07:14:29-07:00November 15th, 2018|Environment|

WERC releases barn owl back into Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve Published in the November 21 - December 4, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekCollen Grzan, a WERC volunteers, takes a moment for [...]

Main story Roop family honors its heritage in founding of Gilroy Hot Springs

By |2019-04-24T07:10:37-07:00October 5th, 2018|Environment|

19th century guests paid $7 for a one-week stay at famous health spa resort Published in the October 10 – 23, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty Cheek * From left to right, [...]

Nonprofit profile – Preserving a Gilroy farming landmark takes dedicated people

By |2019-04-24T07:10:30-07:00September 21st, 2018|Environment|

In days gone by, nothing embodied the spirit of community like an old-fashioned barn raising. Neighbor helped neighbor to ensure that a structure so critical to a ranch or farm would be built to last. The Miller Red Barn, an historical landmark from Gilroy’s formative years, needs repairs. Fortunately, a group of citizens have come together to preserve the barn’s history, with the hope of leaving a legacy for future generations to enjoy. They held a fundraising dinner on Saturday, Sept. 22, to benefit the ongoing project.

Take a Hike . . . with Mike Monroe – Learn about the region’s viticulture history with talk at Solis Winery

By |2019-04-23T23:13:40-07:00August 24th, 2018|Environment, Wine and Dine|

Published in the August 29 - September 11, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life riting about our local landscapes is such a joy! As a story in the Morgan Hill Times and San Martin News from 1971 [...]