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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Barry Holtzclaw

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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...

Gilroy leads county in arrests

A new report by Santa Clara County shows that Gilroy is the new epicenter of increased crime in the county. Arrests in Gilroy’s 95020 ZIP...

Mayor leaves supe’s office

Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco has left his job as an aide to Santa County Supervisor Mike Wasserman, saying he wants to devote a full-time...

Meet “The Poppy Lady”

Mary Ann Collom of Gilroy is giving out hundreds of Memorial Day Poppies again this month, to raise money for programs to aid veterans....

County considers new fees for housing

The regional housing crisis may mean new fees for builders in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara County is considering adding a special fee to all...

City seeks to regain its Tree City Status

The City of Gilroy is on aggressive pace to plant more than 100 trees per year in downtown neighborhoods, replacing many diseased or dead...

Well fees will rise by nearly 8 percent

Municipal water districts, homeowners, farmers and ranchers with their own water wells face fee increases of 7.9 to 22.2 percent from the Santa Clara...

Ex-mayor gets portrait

The Gilroy City Council this week agreed to give former Mayor Roberta Hughan an oil portrait, in connection with a house cleaning effort at...

Local farm products target of Chinese tariffs

The announcement this week from China that it intends to impose retaliatory tariffs on 128 U.S. products sent shock waves across U.S. agriculture, especially...

Chlorine gas holds neighborhood hostage

Hundreds of apartments and homes in central Gilroy experienced a tense four hours on March 23, as hazardous materials crews contained a potentially deadly...