Our local movie theaters – Gilroy Platinum Theater and Morgan Hill CineLux - are a couple of my favorite places to spend my extra time (and money). There’s just something about sitting in a darkened theater with a group of friends - and strangers - eyes glued to the big screen, laughing or crying or jumping out of our seats.
Joshua Valdez, the 22-year-old Gilroy High School graduate who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident, returned to his home in Morgan Hill Thursday after a two-month stay in the hospital.
In my 15 or so years in the newspaper business - the last seven with South Valley Newspapers - I've seen a lot of faces come and go. Some were in the "stepping stone" stage, and moved on to larger communities. Others, having gotten a taste of the industry and found it bitter, returned to school or moved on to completely different fields.