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Sunday, July 22, 2018
Early returns from the four counties in the sprawling 30th Assembly district left no doubt about the front-runner, San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas. He will likely face first-time Republican candidate Neil Kitchens in a November runoff, as fellow...
A new report by Santa Clara County shows that Gilroy is the new epicenter of increased crime in the county. Arrests in Gilroy’s 95020 ZIP code totaled 2,187 in 2017, more than 19 percent higher than the totals for downtown...
Crowds braved the heat on the Memorial Day holiday Monday, May 28 to honor service women and men who paid the highest price—giving up their lives in the line of duty. Beginning the day with a Remembrance Ceremony at Gavilan...
In the hills that surround Gilroy and Morgan Hill, the west is still wild. Cowboys still ride and rope, same as they did back in the day of Henry Miller's reign as the "Cattle King of California." This summer, a...
The state’s petroleum industry is spending $320,000 in the District 30 State Assembly race to defeat fundraising frontrunner Robert Rivas. The San Benito County supervisor hopes to succeed Anna Caballero, who is running for state senate this year and...
Housing along the Hecker Pass Corridor will likely continue to expand. The Gilroy Planning Commision next month is to consider an additional 72 single-family housing units immediately east of the Gilroy Municipal Golf Course. The expected go-ahead from the Gilroy Planning...
With signs that read “Keep Good Teachers With Fair Pay,” “You can’t put students FIRST if you put teachers LAST” and “WTF? Where’s the Funding,” more than 300 Gilroy teachers and supporters picketed outside last week’s school board meeting. The...
Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco has left his job as an aide to Santa County Supervisor Mike Wasserman, saying he wants to devote a full-time focus to his part-time role at City Hall. Velasco, elected to his first term in 2016,...
Families flocked to Gilroy Gardens Sunday, May 13 for a special Mother’s Day event celebrating the expansion of the popular Water Oasis. Recent renovations include four new slides, a giant tipping bucket, 90 new spray jets and various water features—effectively...
As the annual Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras approaches, it only seems appropriate to further examine Santa Clara County's second biggest agricultural product, the mushroom. Garlic gets lots of play locally, with Gilroy as the self-designated Garlic Capital of the...

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Brides-to-be braved the heat on Sunday, April 22 to attend Ever After Gilroy Dream Wedding Expo at Gilroy Gardens Theme Park, which hosted the...