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Two weeks down, many more to go

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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From a highway traffic standpoint, the first week of the shelter-in-place order didn’t seem to have much of an effect. On Highway 101 between San Juan Bautista and Morgan Hill, there are still tailgaters, random slowdowns and speeding truckers, in both the morning commute and [...]

What is and is not allowed in a shelter-in-place order

By Todd Guild Jurisdictions throughout the U.S. have imposed shelter-in-place orders for their residents in an attempt to slow or stop the spread of coronavirus, casting into doubt nearly all day-to-day activities. So what is and is not allowed under the order? Grocery stores [...]

Classically modern home

This Morgan Hill home may look like an old world Tuscan villa, but it is equipped with plenty of modern technology. Located at 13765 Sycamore Drive, the 4,283-square-foot home includes five bedrooms and three baths. The home’s smart technology includes an electric vehicle [...]

Taking a new stage

As the head of the Performing Arts Department at Oakwood School, Kathleen Abbey has seen her share of drama. For 13 years, the school’s drama director and teacher has had to work with a makeshift stage in the school gymnasium for her theater productions. “I used to have to [...]

Wildflower Run goes virtual

Editor’s note: The annual Wildflower Run in Morgan Hill was originally scheduled for March 29. But Santa Clara County’s order for residents to stay in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic for the next three weeks has forced the run’s organizers to go “virtual” with [...]

Now, that’s Italian: Tasting at Guglielmo Winery

Laura Ness

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

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Everyone knows Guglielmo Winery, perhaps for its estate Zinfandel or Petite Sirah, the latter soon to be on local Trader Joe’s shelves.  Assistant winemaker Niklas (Nik) Zorn is not just about making old world style wines from Santa Clara fruit, though. He looks far and [...]

Tranquil gated estate

This Gary Moore-designed estate is located in the exclusive The Forest gated community. Located at 8330 Pepper Grass Court in Gilroy, the 3,709-square-foot home includes four bedrooms and three baths. The floorplan features Old World-finished walls, eight-inch tongue and groove [...]

For the love of apricots

Laura Ness

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

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Have you noticed? The apricot trees are a-bloom. For local apricot lover and author, Lisa Newman, who grew up among the once bountiful blossoms of the Valley of the Heart’s Delight, apricots are the center of the fruit universe. Sadly, while grapevine acreage is going up, [...]

Take advantage of spring with upcoming rides

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Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. Have y’all heard? The Amgen Tour of California has unfortunately been placed on hiatus for 2020. It was always a real treat watching the pros race through our neck of the woods! Organizers maintain that a change in “business [...]

Springing into the season

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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The weather is not the only thing heating up. South Valley and San Benito County’s entertainment scene is in full swing with the return of spring. From theater and band performances to art openings and beer tastings, we’ve compiled a list of some of the region’s many [...]
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