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October 22, 2020

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Festival raises money for pregnancy center

When a woman is faced with an unplanned pregnancy, she experiences a gamut of emotions ranging from excitement to fear and regret. Her support system may be fractured or non-existent, and it’s often up to her, and her alone, to determine if she wants to carry the baby to term, give it up for adoption or terminate the pregnancy.

Teen organizes fundraiser for Jacob’s Heart

Fifteen years ago, Cecilia Anaya fought cancer but lost the battle when she was just 11 years old. Throughout her journey, the girl and her family benefited greatly from Jacob’s Heart, a local organization that provides support services to cancer patients and their families.

San Martin to celebrate Sylvia Hamilton’s life Saturday

The community of San Martin invites South County residents to a “Good ‘Ol Country Western BBQ” and fundraiser and celebration of Sylvia Hamilton’s life Saturday. 

McDonald’s fundraiser raises $900 for El Roble

McDonald's restaurant in Gilroy donated $900 to El Roble Elementary School as part of their McTeacher's Night fundraiser, which took place Wednesday evening, Oct. 24.

Community shows support for family of murdered Hollister woman

Community members continued to rally around the Carroll family after the arrest of suspect David Quiroz Saturday who was arrested on murder charges in the disappearance of Heather Carroll, 25. An impromptu vigil was held at Dunne Park on Saturday and local residents have a fundraiser planned for Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Target parking lot on Airline Highway. The Wednesday event includes a bake sale and gift basket fundraiser that will benefit the Carroll family.

In honor of Tara: Fundraiser in slain teen’s memory Oct. 20

The new local nonprofit Everyone’s Child will host a fundraiser featuring live entertainment, a car show and vendor booths Oct. 20 to support their goal of creating a public art project depicting the likeness of Tara Romero, a 14-year-old Morgan Hill resident who was murdered in a drive-by shooting Nov. 4, 2011.

Search for Sierra: Hope springs eternal

Sierra LaMar’s family and the returning volunteers continue to hold out hope that the missing 15-year-old will be found, and they think keeping the case in the public eye is the best way to preserve that hope.

Bombs bursting in air!: Plenty to do this Fourth

This year’s Fourth of July fireworks display in Morgan Hill will be bigger and better than previous shows, the parade Wednesday morning will feature everything from musical performances to aircraft flyovers, and veterans and school children promise another rousing performance at the annual “Patriotic Sing.”

Keeping hope alive for Joshie

Friends and relatives of Joshua or “Joshie” Valdez gathered in Gilroy's Christmas Hill Park Tuesday to share memories of the 22-year-old who remains in a coma after he was hit by a car while walking in Morgan Hill June 16.


Any Italian will tell you – it’s all in the sauce. At Saint Mary School, the recipe has five decades of staying power behind it; and on Friday, the Catholic school on First Street celebrated its 140th year of education with its semi-annual spaghetti dinner. This year marked the dinner’s 50th anniversary, making the event especially significant.