Though a number of high-tech companies are headquartered here and many residents commute to the industrial parks of Silicon Valley, Morgan Hill still looks more like Santa Clara Valley’s past. Vineyards, lakes and reservoirs abound—and nearby is vast Henry W. Coe State Park, the second-largest park in California, and home to a protected wilderness area.

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The Morgan Hill City Council consists of a mayor, who is directly elected citywide to serve a two-year term. The four councilmembers are elected by district to serve four-year terms. Photo by Cristiano Tomás.

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LCAC: Poster Contest & Prizes
The Library, Culture, and Arts Commission (LCAC) is hosting a "United Against Hate" student poster contest with prizes per category! Deadline to turn in your masterpiece is January 15, 2024.

Volunteering for Local Parks & Trails
Next date is Saturday, Dec. 16. Volunteers are vital in helping to keep Morgan Hill's parks and public spaces looking fresh. It's a great opportunity for high school students who need civics points for clubs or classes and generous community volunteers.

Holiday Shopping Passport
The City is promoting a Buy Local Campaign to support small businesses this holiday season. Shop local, mark your Shopping Passport with each purchase, and enter to win a grand prize! It's easy and fun!

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The California Department of Housing and Community Development certified Morgan Hill’s 6th Cycle Housing Element almost a year after the City Council approved the document that covers housing needs from 2023-31, according to the city.

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New Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas picked new committee chairpersons and canned others, with winners including Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, the Davis Democrat who was named Assembly majority leader, and Encino Democrat Jesse Gabriel, who is taking over the budget committee, though at a time of budget deficits.

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The free, walk-through outdoor event features a vast array of Christmas lights, hand-painted life-sized displays, themed decorated Christmas trees, light tunnels and free hot chocolate for every visitor, says the invitation from West Hills Community Church.

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Two Los Gatos-based establishments—a wine shop and a restaurant/bar—will soon open new locations in downtown Morgan Hill.

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Pre-leasing has begun for Vida at Morgan Hill, a new residential project that includes 389 units on a nearly 20-acre site on Jarvis Drive.

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