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Saturday, December 15, 2018

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Gilroy Unified names two new principals

Gilroy native Jeremy Dirks was promoted from vice principal at South Valley Middle School to principal at Christopher High School for the 2018-19 school...

Gilroy supe ‘confident’ deal will get done

Gilroy Unified School District’s top executive is confident that a new contract for the teachers union will be reached before the start of the...

Thieves steal $90K worth of sunglasses

Gilroy Police are looking for four suspects who stole about $90,000 worth of designer sunglasses from a store at the Premium Outlets. The theft occurred...

Holiday raises cash

Gilroy, the only city in Santa Clara County that allowed the sale and use of “safe and sane” fireworks on the holiday weekend, provided...

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...