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Vote for Marie Blankley

To the Editor, The General Election is just a few months away, and voters in Gilroy have a number of candidates to...

Our loss, Manteca’s gain

To the Editor, I live off Hecker Pass and while my first choice is to not have any development—residential, commercial or industrial—encroaching...

Mayor should earn $80,000

To the Editor, We should consider paying our mayor $80,000 salary plus benefits. This is a small amount compared to what other...

Public-private solutions to homelessness

It takes three things for a community to end homelessness: political will, supportive policies and money. Most communities have one or two...

John L. Hendrickson

John, 81, Gilroy, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his...

Jennie Lugo

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Jennie Lugo aka “Big Mama”, at the age of 55.

Rodolfo “Rudy” Silva

Resident of San Jose. Mr. Silva passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and children on July 25, 2018. Memorial services will...

Is Gilroy the county homeless capital?

Letter to the Editor, When I moved to Gilroy, it was known as the Garlic Capital of the World....

Parks Dept. left archery range in shambles

I was very happy to see the March 23 Dispatch article informing local people about how someone at the Santa Clara County...

Robert G. Hernandez

Robert, 84, San Jose, passed away on August 9, 2018. A Visitation will be held at Habing Family...

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