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June 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...

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,...

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...

Local Scene: Academic honors

De Carlo named to president’s list Gilroy resident Gavin De Carlo was named to the winter 2024 president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above for the reporting term are named to...

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...

Student arrested for stabbing classmate at Christopher High School

Christopher High School was locked down Wednesday afternoon after a student stabbed a classmate during an altercation, according to police.  About 11:59am May 22, Gilroy Police responded to Christopher High School, 850 Day Road, on a report of a stabbing, says a press release from...

Coroner identifies man killed May 19 in Gilroy traffic accident

A 32-year-old man was struck and killed by a juvenile driver early in the morning May 19 near Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy, according to police.  At about 12:30am, officers were called to the area of the 9400 block of No Name Uno near...

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,...

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