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Their love radiates

The Gilroy Downtown Business Association announced winners of its second annual “Downtown is for Lovers” essay contest and promotion. Alyssa Sutton wrote the winning essay...

SV Clean Energy repays $2.7M loan to cities

The cities of Gilroy and Morgan Hill were among 11 Santa Clara County cities, which, along with the county government, last month were repaid...

Editorial: ‘Blessing Box’—compassion and controversy

There is a national phenomenon called Blessing Boxes that within the last year, fueled by social media, has exploded into hundreds of cities. The...

County recognizes local groups for cleanup

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week presented commendations to members of the San Martin Neighborhood Alliance, the San Martin Chamber of...

County approves money for Gilroy Armory

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week renewed a $100,000 allocation to use the Gilroy Armory as a cold weather shelter, serving...

Five influenza-related deaths reported

An “influenza virus infection” claimed the life of a fifth Santa Clara County resident earlier this month. County officials are recommending those who haven’t...

Businesses are in middle of potential ICE squeeze

The stories began flying last week: Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents would raid businesses across California and deport undocumented workers. As of this...

Gavilan College reduces cost of bonds

Due to an interest rate cut on its bond refinancing, Gavilan Joint Community College District has reduced the amount district taxpayers must repay for...

Our annual holiday poem

‘Twas the night before Christmas in Olde Gilroy Not a latte was stirring, not even on 5th Street Gold Toe at the Outlets awaited with stockings St....

First homicide of 2017, 32-year-old man shot

Gilroy Police are investigating the first homicide of 2017. Here's their press release: On November 29, 2017, at 4:34 p.m., officers from the Gilroy Police...

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No rain may not mean a drought — yet

This may be great weather for weekend fun, but a continued lack of rainfall has state and federal officials worried about a return of...

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Their love radiates

The Gilroy Downtown Business Association announced winners of its second annual “Downtown is for Lovers” essay contest and promotion. Alyssa Sutton wrote the winning essay...