santa clara county

Mount Um

By Aaron Carnes Mt. Umunhum. Most south county residents know the name. Many have seen the large rectangular building at the top of the mountain peak—it’s one of the South Bay’s most recognizable landmarks. Few people have ever been up there. That changed on Sept. 18, the [...]

Fair time nostalgia

Cheryl Huguenor is the program director at Live Oak Adult Day Services in Gilroy. For more information visit
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County fairs and state fairs are in full swing by this time of the summer. I am planning on attending one to try what sounds like a horrible, wonderful treat, the deep-fried Twinkie or, even better, the deep-fried Oreo. I keep hearing how delicious they are. Fairs specialize in [...]