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Under Court Order, City Council Nixes District Map

The Morgan Hill City Council this week finally selected a new district map that legal and demographic experts agree complies with state and federal laws. The council met May 18 to consider a new redistricting map, pursuant to a Santa …

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Live Oak baseball team in Division I bracket for CCS playoffs; Sobrato in Division IV

Four high school baseball teams in the Weeklys South Valley coverage area—Christopher, Live Oak, San Benito and Sobrato—found out where they were placed after the Central Coast Section seeding meeting on May 18.  All opening round/quarterfinal games take place Saturday. …

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Donations sought for ongoing Magical Bridge maintenance

The new Morgan Hill Magical Bridge playground is set to open June 4, and the city is still seeking donations to help maintain the new park long into the future. The grand opening celebration will start at 10am June 4 …

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Gavilan College receives anonymous $40K gift

An anonymous $40,000 donation made to Gavilan College recently was also the largest one-time gift it has ever received, according to the college. The check, which arrived in April, was addressed to President/Superintendent Kathleen Rose. The donation seemed at first …

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Rabbi Mendel Liberow: How to prevent the next pandemic

Three years ago, the possibility of a global pandemic took up about as much headspace for most people as the possibility of a global conflict: technically possible, but not really a “thing” in this millennium. But as it turns out, …

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Walking the El Camino

I have just returned from walking the El Camino, an 80-mile pilgrimage of seven days from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain. , along with Jerusalem and Rome. The route is a UNESCO world heritage site; over 200,000 …

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Three apartments damaged in fire near downtown Morgan Hill

Residents of an apartment complex near downtown Morgan Hill are displaced from their homes after a fire damaged or destroyed portions of the structure, according to authorities. About 6:47pm May 13, Morgan Hill Fire and CalFire crews responded to reports …

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FDA approves first non-prescription Covid test that also detects flu

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its approval Monday of the first non-prescription at-home Covid-19 test that also detects the flu.  The test allows users to swab the inside of their nose and send the sample to the test's …

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The uphill climb is complete: Live Oak High baseball team repeats as BVAL Mount Hamilton Division champions

When the Live Oak High baseball team got swept by Santa Teresa High to open the Blossom Valley League Mount Hamilton Division season, the Acorns knew their margin for error was essentially gone if they wanted to repeat as A-league …

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San Martin man dies in May 15 traffic crash

­A 69-year-old San Martin man died and four others were hospitalized as a result of a traffic collision in Morgan Hill Sunday afternoon, according to police. Investigators think the driver who hit the fatal victim’s truck was impaired by drugs …

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Cannabis plants, firearms seized at east Morgan Hill site

Police seized thousands of marijuana plants, nine pounds of processed cannabis and dozens of firearms during a search of an illegal cultivation operation in the Morgan Hill area, according to authorities.  On May 9, officers from the Santa Clara County …