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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Air quality improves

Coastal breezes pushed dangerously hazy air to the east on Friday, Aug. 10, ending three days of poor air quality in the...

New FEMA aid headed to California

Residents of wildfire-ravaged Shasta County were relieved this week when the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Aug. 6 it would provide much-needed...

Attendance off 20% at Garlic Festival

Attendance at the 40th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival fell off more than 20 percent from last year’s record crowds, despite cooler temperatures.

CHEER plans march on Sacramento

A Gilroy-based environmental group says that for nearly two years, revised state regulations have thwarted its efforts to...

County offers to buy St. Louise Hospital

Santa Clara County this week is offering to buy Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy and O’Connor Hospital in San Jose for an undisclosed...

Garlic Festival opens with tasty competitions

                              All eyes turned to the judge—several hundred in the audience, three other judges, the announcer, a two-camera video crew, and two very nervous amateur...

State OKs $485M for new Pacheco Reservoir

The California Water Commission on Tuesday, July 24 approved $484.55 million to dramatically expand the Pacheco Reservoir in southeast Santa Clara County for drinking...

Plans for $1 billion reservoir advance

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward with plans to build a new Pacheco Pass reservoir in Santa Clara County, which the...

Eight amateur chefs chosen for Garlic Cookoff

Eight amateur chefs from across the country, selected for their garlic-infused recipes, will compete in the 40th Great Garlic Cook-Off June 28 at this...
Hecker Pass neighborhoods

Council OKs Hecker Pass ‘agri-tourist’ plan

  A divided Gilroy City Council on July 2 narrowly approved an “agri-tourist” commercial development near Hecker Pass Highway (CA 152) and Santa Teresa Boulevard. Four...

Latest news

Miller Avenue closure scheduled Aug. 27

Miller Avenue will be closed Aug. 27 and possibly Aug. 28 as part of the 10th street extension project. The closure will...

Features

Gilroy Rodeo tickets on sale

Now that the Garlic Festival has come and gone, it's about time for Gilroy's next weekend event. The Gilroy Rodeo is returning after a...