Barry Holtzclaw


Quake threat looms over Anderson Dam project

The prospect of another typical winter rainy season—the third in a row—combined with continued anxiety about the long-dormant Calaveras and Hayward faults...

County workers begin strike, services continue

The union representing nearly one-half of Santa Clara County’s 22,000 employees went on strike at selected locations Oct.2, the first county employee...

Pumpkin Park opens Sept. 28

The Uesugi Pumpkin Park is back again this fall for its 34th year in Morgan Hill. A new business...

Pumpkin Park is back

The Uesugi Pumpkin Park is back again this fall for its 34th year in Morgan Hill.

Environmental report favors new reservoir

Construction of a new Pacheco Reservoir has been given an important thumbs-up in a new environmental impact statement released last month.

State warns of vaping dangers

State health officials issued a health alert Aug. 27 for lung injuries associated with vaping, with many of the issues involving use...

Llagas Creek flood control project is underway

Construction has begun on the first phase of a five-year, $180 million flood control protection project for the historic Upper Llagas Creek...

Iconic Tilton Ranch is for sale

The remaining acres of the iconic Tilton Ranch in the foothills northwest of Morgan Hill is for sale, for $20 million.

Nurse sought help on Garlic Fest 911 tape

Kim Thompson, a Gilroy nurse who works in Morgan Hill, was running for her life on July 28, after hearing gunshots at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Then she saw Nick McFarland, also of Gilroy, sitting in the parking lot, bleeding from a leg wound.

Killer posted Garlic Festival photo on Instagram on July 28

Santino  William Legan, the 19-year-old Garlic Festival killer, was one of four brothers in a well-known Gilroy family who grew up in...

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PG&E: Power restored to most customers

PG&E reported at 12pm Oct. 11 that electricity had been restored to about 543,000 customers who were impacted by the Public Safety Power Shutoff. Ninety-four percent of customers in Santa Clara County have had their electricity restored since the PSPS began.


A taste of Andy’s Orchard

About 450 people visited Andy’s Orchard in Morgan Hill for a special tour and stone fruit tasting Aug. 3.