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Coyote Creek Concours supports nonprofit

Erik Chalhoub

Erik Chalhoub is the editor of South Valley. Prior to joining the magazine in March 2019, he worked for seven years at The Pajaronian in Watsonville, the last four as managing editor.
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In mid-century Soviet Union, the M21 Volga was the most popular luxury car in the country, with nearly 640,000 built in its 14-year lifespan. Later powered by a three-speed V8 transmission, the M21 was the top of its class at the time, and incorporated many luxury features that [...]

Forty years of fungi fun

Erik Chalhoub

Erik Chalhoub is the editor of South Valley. Prior to joining the magazine in March 2019, he worked for seven years at The Pajaronian in Watsonville, the last four as managing editor.
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What started as a fundraiser for the fire department has now become the second largest festival in Santa Clara County. Forty years in, the Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras attracts around 65,000 people over two days and hands out $60,000 in scholarships to high school seniors. [...]

Day of giving

Kimberly Ewertz

Kimberly Ewertz is a freelance writer for South Valley magazine and Gilroy Dispatch.
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Five acres of lush greenery highlighted by a backdrop of Gilroy’s rolling hills presents the perfect venue for any function. When that venue is filled with a giving community, a swimming pool, games, food and an assortment of beverages, topped off by five live bands, the end [...]

Air museum preparing for annual open house

Erik Chalhoub

Erik Chalhoub is the editor of South Valley. Prior to joining the magazine in March 2019, he worked for seven years at The Pajaronian in Watsonville, the last four as managing editor.
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Stinson Relian SR-9. Vickers Viscount. Christen Eagle. Bowlus BA-100 Baby Albatross. Aviation enthusiasts know those names. And there is a place in San Martin where those are  just a fraction of the antique airplanes on display. The Wings of History Air Museum, located at [...]

‘Gavys’ light up the stage

Erik Chalhoub

Erik Chalhoub is the editor of South Valley. Prior to joining the magazine in March 2019, he worked for seven years at The Pajaronian in Watsonville, the last four as managing editor.
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For any filmmaker, the true test of their work’s effectiveness comes when it is shown in front of an audience. Gavilan College students got to experience those nerve-wracking butterflies when the college’s Film, Television and Electronic Media Department held its second [...]

Cooking up life skills

Erik Chalhoub

Erik Chalhoub is the editor of South Valley. Prior to joining the magazine in March 2019, he worked for seven years at The Pajaronian in Watsonville, the last four as managing editor.
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Kishon Southy’s teenage years were troubled. “I was doing coke, ecstasy, drinking pints of liquor right after work,” he said. “I have pictures of me with a gallon of Jack in my hand at a park late at night.” Now 22, Southy is sober, works out at the gym, and has a [...]

Mural Magnifico

Laura Ness

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.

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Garlic may be top dog in Gilroy, but wine’s not far behind. And there’s a mural to prove it. At Fifth Street and Monterey Road, right across from the famed “Garlic Capital of the World” mural painted 25 years ago, you will find one depicting Santa Clara Valley wine [...]

Double down on theater

What happens in Hollister, stays in Hollister. At least when fundraising is involved. And it doesn’t hurt when casino games are, either. San Benito Stage Company (SBSC) is hosting its second annual Casino Night on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Odd Fellows Hall. Proceeds from the [...]

Revitalizing tradition

Wallace Baine

Wallace Baine is a staff writer for New SV Media with extensive experience covering community arts in the region.
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Driving west toward Gilroy on Leavesley Road, the unmarked back side of the Gilroy Premium Outlets appears on the horizon as a fortress, marking a clear boundary between a commercial hive of shopping bags, parking lots and brand names and a much quieter wide-open landscape. Most [...]
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