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Rancho San Vicente

Ron Erskine is a local outdoors columnist and avid hiker.
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At the bottom of the Almaden Valley, the hiking trails of Calero County Park crisscross the slopes above the park’s namesake reservoir. If you have recently traveled McKean Road, you [...]

Community reflections

Kimberly Ewertz is a freelance writer for South Valley magazine and Gilroy Dispatch.
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The tabletops feature fresh flowers from the Demonstration Garden down the street, the walls showcase the work of local artists, and chalkboards highlight the specials of the day came from [...]

Shattered history

Wallace Baine is a staff writer for New SV Media with extensive experience covering community arts in the region.
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It’s a story that was originally intended for an audience of one. And, if all goes according to plan, it could evolve into a story for millions. Armand Baltazar began [...]

Communal wellbeing

Kimberly Ewertz is a freelance writer for South Valley magazine and Gilroy Dispatch.
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Choosing a financial institution is a serious matter. To find one that not only provides the necessary services but also treats the customer like a friend is extremely rare. Since [...]

Winning wildflowers

Lover of arts & books; ukulele learner; therapeutic knitter; long-distance runner. Former Arts and Books Editor at Herald-Tribune.
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The 2018 Wildflower Run, sponsored and staged by the Morgan Hill branch of the American Association of University Women, bears little resemblance to the first Wildflower Run 35 years ago. [...]

Do-gooder duo

Kimberly Ewertz is a freelance writer for South Valley magazine and Gilroy Dispatch.
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History was made at a Rotarian lunch last November when local residents Brian and Kathy Sullivan were presented with the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce Man and Woman of the [...]
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