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Gavilan grads earn wide array of degrees

Graduates honored at the 98th annual Gavilan College Commencement were treated to a special outdoor ceremony May 25 on the main Gilroy campus. Eight hundred...

Gilroy Foundation announces more than $830K in awards

The Gilroy Foundation has announced more than $830,000 in scholarships to local students and grants to local nonprofits. Scholarships for local students totaled $525,250, according...

Veteran Gilroy teachers call it a career

With more than 60 years’ combined experience in education, Gilroy schoolteachers Susan Freiberg and Jeff Manker will retire with a litany of accomplishments. Here is...

Big week for Gilroy, Christopher grads

Gilroy High School’s Class of 2018 was the first to receive diplomas this week, at a June 7 commencement ceremony on the 750 W....

Local aviation student earns scholarship

A Gilroy aviation student has received a $1,200 scholarship sponsored by the South County Airport Pilots Association (SCAPA), a nonprofit San Martin organization dedicated...

GUSD schools, staff earn 2018 honors

Rod Kelley Elementary School in Gilroy garnered a pair of honors during the 2017-18 school year, named both a California Distinguished School by State...

Upgraded safety locks to be installed at Gilroy schools

Gilroy school district officials have dedicated more than $900,000 of Measure P bond funds to purchase and install “Safe School Locks” at each of...

Gilroy Police Blotter

Embezzlement In April on East 10th Street, an employee was arrested for embezzlement and conducting fake returns. Burglary On May 13 a business on Monterey Street was...

Election volunteers needed

The Registrar of Voters is still seeking volunteers for the June 5 primary election, with stipends up to $200. Volunteers are needed from around...

Sewer line work continues

Sewer line improvements on First Street between Monterey Road and Wayland Lane were to begin this week and continue through August. Construction will take place...

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...