Articles by Kimberly Ewertz

About Kimberly Ewertz
Kimberly Ewertz is a freelance writer for South Valley magazine and Gilroy Dispatch.

Forty years of tradition

For Sampad Kachuck, theater director for Mount Madonna School, 1982 was a year of beginnings with the marriage to his wife Iris and the start of his long standing career [...]

Community reflections

The tabletops feature fresh flowers from the Demonstration Garden down the street, the walls showcase the work of local artists, and chalkboards highlight the specials of the day came from [...]

Day on the Ridge

With an entire wall of his office is adorned with eclectic guitars it was more than apparent that the director of St. Joseph’s Family Center (SJFC), David Cox, is an [...]

A coach with heart

The list of those who claim they’ve met a famous celebrity is relatively short, the list of those who claim they’ve taught a famous celebrity is shorter still. Britton Middle [...]

Communal wellbeing

Choosing a financial institution is a serious matter. To find one that not only provides the necessary services but also treats the customer like a friend is extremely rare. Since [...]

Do-gooder duo

History was made at a Rotarian lunch last November when local residents Brian and Kathy Sullivan were presented with the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce Man and Woman of the [...]

The Caretaker of Gilroy Gary Walton

Gary Walton’s passion to revitalize Gilroy, in particular the downtown, began decades ago. In 1987, he built his first residential development on Santa Teresa, and since that time his contributions [...]

Gracious Garage

A landmark structure built more than 150 years ago stands at the corner of Monterey Street and Peebles Avenue in Morgan Hill. The business inside that structure is also a [...]

Road to success

The right leadership makes all the difference. And, Solorsano Middle School’s Principal, Maria Walker’s dedication and commitment epitomize the essential qualities today’s youth look to in a leader. Recipient of [...]

In service of others

With all the heated discourse in the world today, when the virtues of kindness and generosity seem to have taken a back seat, it’s more important than ever to recognize [...]
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