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Wildflower Run adapts to pandemic

By Elizabeth Mandel Non-profit organizations have been forced by the pandemic to re-imagine their fundraising efforts, finding creative and compelling ways to continue helping those in need in their community. [...]

Morgan Hill car builder shares love of Mustangs with the world

Les Stuart has no shortage of stories from customers that come through his Morgan Hill shop. There is the almond farmer in Madera, who wants to drive his dream car [...]

Auto dealerships adapt to technological advancements, online buying

From wireless charging docks to blind spot cameras in digital gauge clusters, the technology in vehicles is changing just as fast as the mobile devices that we carry with us [...]

Growing vegetables in containers

Kate Russell is a UCCE Master Gardener in Santa Clara county.
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Radishes, beans, salad greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, garlic and many other edible plants can be grown in containers, given enough sunlight. Without enough light, plants will not produce a harvest. Plants [...]

Wineries hanging on

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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Forced to do pickup only beginning in early December, our local wineries have sure been whiplashed by the pandemic. But it doesn’t stop them from pressing on. While the winegrower’s [...]

Shopping at small businesses has big impacts for communities

The Covid-19 pandemic has put much of the country in a “back to the basics” mode of living. People have been staying home much more than they used to, cooking [...]

Vicki Goicovich, volunteer extraordinaire

Kimberly Ewertz is a freelance writer for South Valley magazine and Gilroy Dispatch.
Kimberly Ewertz
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Vicki Goicovich was 21 and a communications major living in Los Angeles with her sights set on broadcast radio when she received the call that changed everything. Her mother, Tamiyo [...]

Local journalist releases book on coping with divorce

In 1990, Kimberly Ewertz filed for divorce, taking herself and her then-10-year-old son away from an emotionally abusive marriage that lasted for a dozen years. She couldn’t have imagined the [...]
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