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Supes approve $25M in first-time homebuyer assistance

Santa Clara County’s Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved $25 million in 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond funds to finance a new, first-time...

Gilroy is only city in county to allow fireworks

“Safe and sane” fireworks are legal in Gilroy, but with many important safety and fire prevention restrictions. Gilroy is the only city in Santa Clara...

Sheriff candidate Hirokawa ignored texts

John Hirokawa says he would have demanded accountability if he had known what he does now about a union leader’s involvement in a texting...

Even ‘safe and sane’ fireworks need some common sense

Don’t be misled by so-called “safe and sane” fireworks on this holiday, or any other. These sparklers can still blind and burn skin. They can...

App helps report illegal fireworks

With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, the Gilroy Police Department announced it is partnering with the developer of a smartphone application that makes...

Health, youth top priorities in budget plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a $7 billion budget and spending plan at a June 15 meeting. The county’s 2018-19 budget, recommended...

49ers team up with county libraries

The San Francisco 49ers will join the Santa Clara County Library District, which includes Gilroy and Morgan Hill libraries, for this year’s Summer Reading...

Free summer meals at area libraries

Gilroy and Morgan Hill libraries, as well as San Martin/Gwinn Elementary School, will be designated sites for free summer meals as part of a...

Voters still turn away

Nearly 29,000 San Benito County adults were registered to vote in the June 5 primary. In neighboring Santa Clara County, the number of registered...

Air Force sergeant surprises step-daughter

One South Valley Middle School student, along with  her entire family, got a welcome surprise June 6 as she was being recognized at the...

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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...