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FEATURES

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CONTRIBUTORS

16 As the Bird Flies
12 Community Digest
8 Medicare 101 : Things to Consider
DAVID HOFSTAD PHOTOGRAPHY
EVENT WRAP UPS AND MILESTONES
MICHELE CAMPBELL INSURANCE
18 People on the Move
36 Planning Your Remodel
10 Real Estate : How ' s the Market ?
NEW FACES AND NEW ROLES FOR 2023
KITCHENS & BATHS WITH STUDIO 38
EXIT REALTY : TEAM VIERRA
23 Apply for a GALs Grant Now
GAL ' S ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
40 Wildflower Run March 26 !
MORGAN HILL ' S FUN RUN RETURNS
47 Pathways to Resilience
WITH MELISSA SANTOS
24 Don Christopher
COMMUNITY ICON , FAMILY MAN
42 Hockey Teams Compete for Title
CHS , GHS GIRLS SHINE IN CCS FINALS
54 Opportunities for Your ADU
CITY BEAT : MORGAN HILL

WINTER 2023

28 New Approaches to Health
NEW YEAR , NEW YOU !
30 Hey Valentine : Couples Q & A
A LOOK AT LIFE AND LOVE
34 Service with a Smile
GILROY ' S MARK JACOBSEN
44 18 Barrels of Fun
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA ' S 18TH BARREL
52 Local Art & Culture
ACCESS TO ART IS EXPANDING !
63 Todd and Ivy Win Purina Award !
ORGS : OPERATION FREEDOM PAWS
64 Dining Out With Friends
GIORGIO ' S ITALIAN GRILL & PIZZERIA
71 South Valley Bike Scene
GREAT BIKING EVENTS AHEAD !
58 Historically Speaking
AUTHOR JAN BATISTE ADKINS
60 Day Trip : Pfeiffer Beach
JEFF BENTZ PHOTOGRAPHY
68 Kids Corner : Learning from a Pro
SHIELDS & YARNELL ' S ROBERT SHIELDS
72 Snacks Time
WRAPPING UP 2022
48 RCS Festival of Trees Wrap Up
A ROARING 20 ' S GALA FUNDRAISER
73 South Valley Theater Scene
THE HORTA FAMILY TAKES THE STAGE
55 Quiet Giants : Lovell KC Adams
A COACH FOR ALL SEASONS

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Don Christopher , Founder of Christopher Ranch and the Gilroy Garlic Festival , died on December 12 , 2022 , surrounded by family . Don ’ s legacy began on a nondescript patch of land – just ten acres of a larger plot he and brother Art dedicated to growing garlic in 1956 . From their humble beginnings , an empire was born . By the 1970 ’ s Christopher Ranch had become the global leader in garlic production – a title held to this day . Along the way , Don became a champion for Gilroy , creating a life-long legacy of philanthropy and community service . We dedicate this issue to Don Christopher and invite you to learn more about him beginning on page 24 .
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