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July 21, 2024

Gavilan College hosts graduation ceremonies for Class of 2024

Over the past week, Gavilan College has hosted thousands of visitors and ceremoniously conferred hundreds of degrees, certificates and other accolades to members of the Class of 2024 who have completed their studies in a variety of academic programs.  The college held its 104th annual...

California’s food insecurity rises as pandemic aid ends

Food insecurity in California ticked upward over the past year, bringing the share of hardship back up to levels early in the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data released by the California Association of Food Banks on Dec. 12. “Families are buying less food,” said May...

Religion: Maze of life allows a new start

Do you remember doing mazes as a kid? Maybe you went to a corn maze around Halloween? Perhaps you have been to a restaurant with your child or grandchild and done the small maze on the kids’ menu? Mazes teach us about going the...

‘On Golden Pond’ opens in Morgan Hill March 29

For the past few months, I’ve been part of the team at South Valley Civic Theatre getting ready to bring the classic play “On Golden Pond” to life on stage in Morgan Hill. The play, written by Ernest Thompson, explores themes of aging, family...

As May approaches, Cal Fire offers fire prevention tips

With the month of May beginning this week, with its warmer weather, lower humidity and drying vegetation, Cal Fire is urging Bay Area homeowners to do all they can to protect against fire. “Fires are mostly caused by the human factor,” Cal Fire Battalion Chief...

Gilroy Assistance League Announces 2024 grant recipients 

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The Gilroy Assistance League officially announced their 2024 grant recipients at a luncheon and presentation held April 11 at Eagle Ridge Golf Course.  This year, Gilroy Assistance League distributed a record $35,000 to 13 organizations that provide a range of services to those in need....

Mushroom Fest raises funds for scholarships, nonprofits

The 40th Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival unfolded Saturday and Sunday at the Downtown Amphitheater grounds and Depot Street. On May 25, sunshine mixed with a cool breeze drew thousands of locals and out-of-town visitors for a day of live music, arts and crafts, food booths,...

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ opens April 26 in Morgan Hill

South Valley Civic Theatre’s “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” opens April 26 and runs select days through May 18 at the Morgan Hill Community Playhouse. Winner of four Tony awards including best musical, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” centers on charming...

Spoking My Mind: Summertime, and the cycling is easy

First, an inspirational quote: “SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!” - A. Cooper Kids, enjoy your well-earned freedom. Celebrate with some sweet summer cycling, and don’t forget your helmets and sunscreen! Drivers, be extra alert! Second, a quick thank you to all the riders who participated in last...

From My Perspective: Come, Lord Jesus

Last month, I wrote about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This, along with recent sermons covering chapters in Revelation and an Eschatology class (study of the end times) has me excited about Christ’s return and my own resurrection.  I already live in anticipation of my...

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