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Brad Kava

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Brad Kava is a longtime journalist and social media enthusiast.

Raw dog food maker comes to Gilroy

Gilroy is about to get a new dog food company thanks to Hollister’s looser cannabis cultivation laws and the run up on building prices...

Former Gilroy man sworn in

When Gilroy High School graduate Tyler Park, 26, was at U.C. Davis studying political science, he wasn’t sure what he’d do with his life. Then...

Mistakes parents make with car seats

Sometimes it seems like you need a college degree to install a child’s car seat. And, in fact, you almost do. CHP officers take an...

Youth crime drops in Gilroy

Youth crime in Gilroy has dropped almost 50 percent over the past three years, after an intensive school program funded by a $500,000 a...

Gilroy Police stepping up downtown summer patrols

The Gilroy Police department will spend $32,000 next summer to keep two officers patrolling downtown Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm to 10pm after...

130 new jobs coming

The first time Rey Sumano, 49,  sampled sourdough bread he hated it. It was...well, sour….and he was expecting it to be sweet, like a French loaf.

Charter schools make the grade

Test scores at local charter schools soared in the last statewide tests, while the majority of students in local public schools fell below the state standards in math and science.

Gilroy students get failing grades

Only 40 percent of the students in the Gilroy Unified School District meet or surpass state standards in math and 48 percent in English, according to a statewide report released this week of 2017 test scores.

CHP officers take on rude and dangerous drivers

An undercover California Highway Patrol officer in a bright florescent yellow shirt was in a crosswalk at Sixth and Eigleberry streets in downtown Gilroy when a silver Chevy raced by, missing him by inches.

10th Street Bridge Project lingers

After a dozen years of planning and talk, the Gilroy City Council recently decided it didn’t have the money to build the much anticipated 10th Street Bridge, which would have connected more than 1,200 new homes in the city’s southwest corridor to Gilroy High School and Highway 101.

Latest news

Weekend Fire Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory and Red Flag Warning for the San Francisco Bay Area and much of Northern California....

VTA fares rise in January

Features

Gilroy veteran’s remains return home after 74 years

Gilroy resident Frank Louis Masoni died in combat just two days after landing with the U.S. Marine Corps at Tarawa Atoll in the South...