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September 26, 2020

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A special NY treat

Congregation Emeth of Morgan Hill invites local residents to an opportunity to sample the culture of New York City. The group will partner with South Valley Civic Theatre to present a special performance of  “The Producers” at 2:30 p.m. on July 12. This musical comedy, co-written by Borscht Belt comedian turned movie producer Mel Brooks, tells the story of two men who scheme to make money by producing a theatrical show guaranteed to fail, but which instead becomes an unexpected hit. This creates a business problem for the show’s producers, who must pay out profits to investors, of which there are a few too many. Based on a 1968 film that was controversial because of its irreverent story line, the musical version has since become a theatrical classic.

Moving to preserve our roots

It would be considered one of the South County’s secret treasures for those who value history. Hidden along an alley near St. Mary Roman Catholic Church is Gilroy’s first cemetery, once almost forgotten amid neglect

AIM offers free tickets, free ride to SF climate science lecture

Any South County residents who want to learn more about what math and science have to say about climate disruption can get a free ticket and a free ride to a lecture about the subject at the San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts March 4. 

South County Democrats to meet Saturday in Gilroy

The South County Democratic Club will meet Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Gilroy Library, 350 Sixth Street, from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. The meeting agenda includes committee reports and planning for the club’s summer BBQ. For more information contact Club President Eleanor Villarreal at [email protected]

Local wineries bring home the bling

South County wineries continue to eke out a stellar reputation for themselves alongside industry bigwigs from Napa, Paso Robles, Sonoma and beyond, leaving 57 judges with a positive impression on their palate during the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition last week.

Goodwill Harvest

Volunteers pitched in, picked up trimming shears, put on gloves and got to work snipping persimmons from trees on a recent Saturday morning in a rural orchard in unincorporated South County. The cold weather and muddy conditions didn't stop them from digging and gathering fruit that would go to a good cause.

Home owner worry

The loss of a beloved tax deduction for South County homeowners is at stake, as Congress looks to make tough calls on how to decrease its federal deficit.

For the love of pintos

Morgan Hill trainer Rhonda Heiner, who recently nabbed top honors at one of the largest equine events in the country, is showing her clients and the world that the expensive hobby of horse showing can be done on a budget.

How spooky is your house?

The contest has closed. Check the Friday issue to find out who won!

$1 million health grant targets South County

Dozens of community-based and local nonprofit organizations stand to gain from a recent $1 million federal grant awarded to the Santa Clara County Public Health Department by the Centers for Disease Control.