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June 24, 2024

Santa Clara County seeks to add resources for caregivers

Santa Clara County is moving forward with a series of actions to support family caregivers in response to a recent county survey that found caregivers need more resources.  The county Board of Supervisors accepted staff recommendations and instructed them to create ways to address caregivers'...

ISPs pick up slack as federal broadband program ends

The Affordable Connectivity Program, a federal program that provides internet access to low-income families, has ended after Congress failed to reach an agreement to keep funding it. Over 23 million households—including thousands in Santa Clara and San Benito counties—will no longer receive federal subsidies...

Local Scene: Preserve celebrates more access with new bridge

Preserve celebrates more access with new bridge A newly completed bridge over Llagas Creek at Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve in Morgan Hill extends the park’s existing wheelchair-friendly trail and leads visitors to a grassland day use area surrounded by riparian woodlands.  The Santa...

Gilroy DMV office closed for renovations June 19-Sept. 3

The Gilroy Department of Motor Vehicles office will be temporarily closed for renovations from June 19-Sept. 3, the state DMV said in a press release. Upcoming renovations at the office, located at 6984 Automall Parkway, include new flooring and furniture, as well as other improvements.  Until...

Valley Water to host meeting Thursday on Anderson Dam in Morgan Hill

Valley Water, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, is hosting a public meeting in Morgan Hill June 6 to provide updates on the reconstruction of Anderson Dam. Water district officials will be reporting on the impacts of the $1 billion dam project on the environment,...

Local Scene: Adopt a pet for free June 1

Veterans Resource Fair is June 1 The South Santa Clara Valley Memorial District is hosting a Veterans Resource Fair from 9am-1pm June 1 at the Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall, 74 West Sixth Street, in coordination with American Legion Post 217 and Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Santa Clara County and nurses union agree on new contract

Santa Clara County and the union representing nurses at the county’s hospitals and clinics have reached an agreement on a four-year contract, after months of negotiations, failed mediation efforts and a first-ever three-day strike last month. About 88% of the Registered Nurses Professional Association members...

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,...

Pedal power in Gilroy

Last week on Bike to Wherever Day, May 16, the city’s Parks & Recreation department hosted an “energizer station” on the levee at Christmas Hill Park.  The PRC has been a sponsor of Bike to Wherever Day for the past three years, according to city...

Local Scene: May 18 quilt show benefits AAUW

Quilt show benefits AAUW The AAUW Gilroy branch will host a quilt show and lunch from 11am-2:30pm May 18 at the IFDES Hall, 250 Old Gilroy Street. Treat your mother or friend to a light lunch and a showing of a variety of quilts, from...

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