Barry Holtzclaw


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...

Morgan Hill homeless census plummets

The numbers of Morgan Hill residents without homes has dropped significantly, while Santa Clara County’s homeless population increased over the past two...

City Hall salaries rank high in state

The City of Morgan Hill’s wages and benefits for its top administrators place it among the top 20 percent in the entire state, according to a new report.

City policies praised by homeless advocate

The number of people without homes or shelter is increasing in Santa Clara County, and homeless advocates say Morgan Hill is taking...

New housing sought

Homeless advocates are calling on Gilroy to declare a public emergency in hopes of making state aid available for year-round shelters for...

Volunteers repair seniors’ homes

More than 1,000 volunteers from companies, churches, service clubs and other community organizations spent Saturday, April 27 repairing and rebuilding homes of...

Boating season opens at Anderson Lake

Anderson Reservoir was at about 54 percent capacity this week, but it still welcomed recreational boaters for a new season, which began...

Gilroy and Morgan Hill clinics stay open

Healthcare clinics in Gilroy and Morgan Hill whose status had been jeopardized by bankruptcy proceedings opened under new ownership April 1.

City aims to fight weeds without chemicals

As lawsuits are piling up against the makers of the herbicide Roundup and some cities and counties in California are banning its use, the City of Morgan Hill continues to use a generic version on a limited basis in city parks.

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Gun liability plan falls flat in Morgan Hill

Following the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has proposed a series of new municipal...


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.