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April 19, 2024

Christopher High vandalized with hate-filled graffiti

Three people broke into a building at Christopher High School in Gilroy late Monday night and wrote “hate graffiti” on the walls, according to police.  The suspects also ransacked several classrooms in the incident that occurred about 11:40pm Feb. 5, says a press release from...

19-year-old arrested in relation to fatal shooting at council member’s home

Gilroy Police have arrested Benjamin David Calderon, a 19-year-old Gilroy resident, in connection with the Oct. 30 shooting incident at the home of Councilmember Rebeca Armendariz that left one person dead and three others in the hospital. Calderon was booked into the Santa Clara...

Travel quarantine, capacity limits among new Covid-19 guidelines

Santa Clara County officials announced a number of new restrictions Nov. 28 that they hope will rein in the record-setting Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations. Beginning Nov. 30, stores and other facilities open to the public will be limited to 10 percent capacity indoors. Grocery stores,...

Anderson Reservoir drained to 3 percent capacity

Valley Water has drained Anderson Reservoir in east Morgan Hill until it is almost empty, and will begin seeking bids in January for a contractor to build a massive new discharge tunnel over the next three years.

Atmospheric river soaks region, but only minor damage reported

More than 900,000 households and businesses throughout California lost electricity during the latest atmospheric river storm that walloped the state, according to PG&E. As of the morning of Feb. 6, more than 64,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area remained without power.  The storm that...

Covid-19 testing site continues in Gilroy

Santa Clara County’s pop-up Covid-19 testing site in Gilroy has been extended for a second time, and will be open July 21-24. The site, located at the South County Annex (formerly Antonio Del Buono Elementary), 9300 Wren Ave., first opened July 7. It provides Covid-19 viral...

Gilroy Police seek suspect in Dec. 6 hit and run

Police are looking for a vehicle and motorist who struck a pedestrian and left the scene in Gilroy Dec. 6. The collision resulted in major injuries for the pedestrian, according to authorities.

Motorist dies in collision after pursuit with CHP

The driver of a Ford Mustang died in a collision with another vehicle after he fled from police in a high-speed pursuit north of Gilroy, according to authorities.

Solorsano’s 8th-grade girls basketball team completes historic season

The Ascencion Solorsano Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team had already made history entering the East Side Athletic League ‘A’ tournament championship game against host Chaboya of San Jose on Dec. 2.  However, the Eagles weren’t finished and capped its historic season with a riveting...

COVID-19: By the numbers

A total of 1,833 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Santa Clara County as of April 16. Within the previous 24 hours, local public health officials reported four new deaths and 40 new cases of COVID-19 within the county.