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June 12, 2024

Enter your Coyote Valley photos in contest

The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority this week announced its first Coyote Valley Photo Contest, allowing local residents and photography enthusiasts to share their favorite images of the local natural wonderland.  As part of the in-progress Coyote Valley Conservation Area Master Plan, the authority...

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...

Conservationists secure ranchland for open space in Morgan Hill

The Peninsula Open Space Trust recently completed the transfer of 1,908 acres of Lakeside Ranch in Morgan Hill to the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency.  With the transaction, the Habitat Agency gains stewardship of one of the largest remaining intact ranches in the South Bay,...

Health plan set to open new resource center in Gilroy

Santa Clara Family Health Plan this week announced the purchase of a building for its future Community Resource Center in South Santa Clara County.  The health plan recently closed escrow on the property located at 150 Leavesley Road in Gilroy, says a press release from...

Newsom proposes lower spending on homelessness, affordable housing

After Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled out a deficit-bridging budget plan in January, advocates pushing for more affordable housing and shelters hoped he might reconsider his intent to make deep cuts—or scrounge up some more money. On May 10, Newsom released a revised proposal showing that...

County celebrates new ambulance fleet at Saint Louise Regional Hospital

A fleet of 12 new ambulances dedicated to transporting patients among the county’s hospitals and medical offices was unveiled at Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy on May 9.  The new emergency medical vehicles will improve transport times among Santa Clara Valley Healthcare’s three hospitals—SLRH,...

Police urge caution during Bicycle Safety Month

May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and Gilroy Police are encouraging everyone to participate safely and reminding drivers to be extra alert for more people pedaling and walking on the roads.  “Everyone deserves to reach their destination safely,” Gilroy Police Sgt. Michael McMahon said. “Unfortunately,...

Santa Clara Family Health Plan donates $100K to Gavilan College 

Santa Clara Family Health Plan, a community-based health plan in Santa Clara County that creates opportunities for better health and wellness for everyone, has committed $100,000 to Gavilan College to support students pursuing careers in healthcare, says a press release from Gavilan.  The donation is...

Local Scene: Fundraiser supports One Step Closer

Fundraiser supports therapeutic riding One Step Closer’s 2024 fundraiser gala will take place 5-9pm June 23 at Coyote Ranch Event Center, featuring line dancing instruction, live auction, BBQ dinner, raffle, open bar and more. Line dancing lessons will be taught by Janet Goddard, to live music...

Public health department conducts door-to-door survey in South County

Over the next few days, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will be conducting a door-to-door survey in Morgan Hill, San Martin and Gilroy.  The goal of the survey is to improve the county’s understanding of the community’s thoughts and knowledge on climate change,...

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