Articles by Tia Sundberg

About Tia Sundberg
Tia Sundberg is a crafting diva, knitter, Halloween fanatic and freelance writer for South Valley magazine.

Big screen songs

Local community members are invited to come together to support the arts when Music As Language presents its third Rock for a Reason concert on August 19. Majhon Phillips, Music As Language President, says this kind of event is important because it keeps the arts alive and [...]

Cinema under the stars

Free Family Outdoor Movie Nights return for the fifth year to the Gilroy Center for the Arts, bringing small town nostalgia to summertime in South Valley. This event started in 2013, when Gilroy Arts Alliance (GAA) board members served on the Gilroy Arts and Culture Commission [...]

Blast from the past

Small town tradition comes alive as Morgan Hill celebrates Independence Day with its annual Freedom Fest. Celebrated in Morgan Hill since 1876, this year’s theme is America’s National Parks, 100 Years and Counting and events will include a time-honored Patriotic Sing, Family [...]

American history

Motorcycle riders and enthusiasts by the thousands throng to Hollister each Fourth of July weekend to experience the famous Hollister Independence Rally. Originated in 1947, this event is believed to be the catalyst for the rise of the “American Biker” image and the [...]

Top gifts for Dad

Homemade paper necktie cards, coupons for yardwork, soap on a rope—-classic Father’s Day gifts, that just don’t fly anymore. This year, why not give back to the community and shop locally to spoil Dad at small businesses with our top five picks below: Oofos Recovery Shoes: [...]

Magnificent melody

Lifelong violinist and Morgan Hill native, Kimia Ghaderi returns to her hometown in the California debut of “Apex Piano Trio”. Ghaderi began her musical journey at the young age of four and grew up performing in the spotlight of the symphony with the accomplished San Jose [...]