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March 3, 2024

Gilroy Rotary awards more than $56K to local orgs

The Rotary Club of Gilroy presented $56,516 worth of grants to local organizations and programs at a recent meeting at the Gilroy Lodge on the Hill.  The grants will help fund reading programs, books for libraries, materials for multi-cultural events, sports activities, student counseling programs,...

Local Scene: State of the City speech scheduled for April 29

Tran makes dean’s list Cathy Tran, of San Martin, was named to the Muhlenberg College dean's list for the fall 2023 semester. Muhlenberg College students and Muhlenberg College School of Continuing Studies students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for this...

Edward Boss Prado Foundation is District 28 Nonprofit of the Year

The Edward Boss Prado Foundation was honored as the Nonprofit of the Year for the 28th Assembly District, according to an announcement by Assemblymember Gail Pellerin. “The Edward Boss Prado Foundation works relentlessly to empower people who are in need of resources that foster dignity...

DA awards $60K to community groups

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen on June 9 awarded $60,000 in grants to community organizations combating racial inequity.  Fourteen organizations received funding from the third annual racial justice grant program following a series of social justice reforms in 2020. A total of $160,000...

Local mother on a mission to prevent child drownings

After Morgan Hill resident Kristina Andrews lost her daughter, Kourtney, to a drowning accident about six years ago, the local mother knew she wanted to do something to help prevent other families from suffering similar tragedies.  The desire to make a difference continued to grow...

Julie Hutcheson named executive director of Green Foothills

Julie Hutcheson, a longtime Morgan Hill resident and environmental advocate for the South Bay, is the new executive director for Green Foothills.  Hutcheson has been on Green Foothills’ staff for more than 12 years and has taken an active role in leading the organization, most...

County healthcare patients to receive refunds

About 43,000 former patients of Santa Clara Valley Healthcare (SCVH) will soon receive notice of possible billing corrections and refunds as part of a settlement between Santa Clara County and some past patients of the public hospital system. The county said in a news release...

County ponders how to spend $48M in opioid settlement money 

Santa Clara County Supervisors on Sept. 12 will discuss how to spend the nearly $50 million in opioid settlement cash the county will be getting to combat the fentanyl and opioid crisis.   Taking the lead on the issue is Supervisor Cindy Chavez, who said she...

DA’s office announces youth ‘Justice for All’ art contest

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen is asking Santa Clara County high school students to create and send in original art portraying butterflies for this year’s “Justice for All” Art Contest.  The student art will be used to decorate the DA’s Mariposas Resiliency Center—a...

Santa Clara County seeks Poet Laureate applicants 

The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) and the County of Santa Clara, in partnership with SVCreates and Poetry Center San José, announced a call for 2024-2025 Santa Clara County Poet Laureate applications.  The Poet Laureate is an honorary post that acts as an advocate...

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