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Gilroy, CA
Friday, August 17, 2018
  A divided Gilroy City Council on July 2 narrowly approved an “agri-tourist” commercial development near Hecker Pass Highway (CA 152) and Santa Teresa Boulevard. Four council members—Daniel Harney, Peter Leroe-Muñoz, Fred Tovar and Cat Tucker—rebuffed pleas from Mayor Roland Velasco...
Christopher High School graduate Lenai Garcia, above second from left, poses for a picture with her family after the completion of the 2018 commencement ceremony June 8. Garcia, who will be attending San Francisco State in the fall, was...
If a new contract agreement cannot be reached over the summer months, Gilroy teachers have voted to strike at the start of the 2018-19 school year. In a June 6 vote of 544 Gilroy Teachers Association members, the union reported...
A U.S. District Court judge this week denied a request by the City of Gilroy to toss a lawsuit by a former employee who alleges she was harassed and fired for refusing to engage in sexual promiscuity within the...
Incumbent Sheriff Laurie Smith and retired Undersheriff John Hirokawa said Tuesday night, with about 41 percent of the total expected ballots counted in the June 5 election, they are both prepared for a November runoff battle for Santa Clara...
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...

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Counties looking at trains south of Gilroy

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Gilroy Rodeo tickets on sale

Now that the Garlic Festival has come and gone, it's about time for Gilroy's next weekend event. The Gilroy Rodeo is returning after a...