Articles by Kimberly Ewertz

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

Empowering women

Education is empowering—those seeking an education have their sights set on success. The Learning and Loving Education Center of Morgan Hill has been empowering women with an education since 1994 when [...]

Peoples pays it forward

Throughout his 74 years, Gilroyan David Peoples, owner of Garlic City Mercantile, has given back to the community in countless ways, so much so he was voted Man of the [...]

Get it right here

The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to decide who’s been naughty or nice. Instead of running to the computer for what and where to shop this year, [...]

Gifts of gratitude

The spirit of giving runs deep in the South Valley, especially during the holiday season and Gilroy-based St. Joseph’s Family Center (SJFC) is grateful for the community’s generosity and participation [...]

Free groceries for Thanksgiving

Generosity abounds during the holiday season and there’s no better example than the St. Joseph’s Family Center Thanksgiving Food Basket Day, where hundreds of disadvantaged families receive free groceries, taking [...]

Vets’ voices

After serving more than eight years in the military, including two tours in Iraq—where she saw mortar and rocket fire almost daily—Marine Sgt. Molly Howe is beyond grateful for the [...]

A Salon with Heart

Hard work and dedication are the trademarks of successful business owners everywhere, but for two local businesswomen, the heart of their success, is friendship. Co-owners of L Makeup Studio, in [...]

All aflutter with color

Popular home decor trends like white on white kitchens, and barn door sliders, are no longer at the top of interior designers’ lists, so what are the “hot trends” for [...]

Shelter from the storm

After this winter’s storms, local residents realized just how important it is to perform routine checkups on their homes. A key step in ensuring a home’s safety and value is [...]

For the love of song

At just 19, a young Gilroy woman had assembled a repertoire of characters that easily rivals those of musical theater veterans, including lead roles in the productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, [...]
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