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Gilroy Prep seeks renewal of its contract

Two Navigator charter schools, Gilroy and Hollister Prep, are up for renewals of their charter school petitions by their host districts. All early indications...

Students leave classes to honor gun victims

As a steady rain came down on the Live Oak High School campus on March 14, hundreds of students gathered in the commons area...

Schools prepare for the worst

Four years ago, students, staff and faculty within the Gilroy Unified School District collaborated with more than 15 law enforcement agencies to help produce...

Pioneers against domestic violence

Forty years ago, Lupe Arellano and Laura Gonzalez-Escoto founded “La Isla Pacifica” (translated to “The Peaceful Island”), a confidential shelter in south Santa Clara...

New math building nears completion at GHS

In a concerted effort to capture equity among its two high school facilities as well as expand capacity for a growing population, Gilroy district...

Gavilan athletic fields get major upgrades

Nearly $7 million in upgrades to the outdoor athletic facilities at Gavilan College are in full swing. The end result will put the local...

Bond bucks shifted to middle schools

Gilroy school district leaders have decided to shift Measure E priorities from an immediate need to build a new elementary school to a more...

Two cities create new combined relay race

With the American Cancer Society pushing for more regional fundraising efforts, local organizers of the annual Relay For Life from Morgan Hill and Gilroy...

School boss to get $150K buyout

Jon Gundry, the embattled Superintendent of Schools for the Santa Clara County Office of Education, relinquished his post after agreeing last week to a...

Volunteers get dirty to clean up San Martin

San Martin is a cleaner and greener city today than it was last week, thanks to the efforts of about 80 South County residents...

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...