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Brad Kava

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Brad Kava is a longtime journalist and social media enthusiast.

New shop brings the ocean to Gilroy

The 30 miles between Gilroy and Monterey Bay didn’t seem like a great distance for diver Mauricio Muñoz–it seemed perfect. After years in the Silicon...

Customers love All Natural fruits

Nine years ago, people told Juan Carlos Guizar he was crazy to open a pushcart fruit stand at the Gilroy Outlets. The requirements there...

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.

Latest news

Candidates have plans for downtown

Businesses in downtown Gilroy have begun to show their support for City Council candidates, placing lawn signs in their windows. Candidates, meanwhile,...

Features

Holsclaw Road: From Gold Rush to the Civil War

This is the story of three brothers who left their 11 siblings and parents at a northwest Missouri homestead in 1849 to...