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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The event was resurrected after a 60-year hiatus, and rodeo organizer Erik Martin was happy and relieved as the first day came to a close. "It's good to have that one out of...
Four City Council positions are up for election in November, and all four incumbents are seeking re-election and face challengers.The last day to file paperwork for a candidate was Friday, Aug. 10, and the ballots are set....
Jayme and Jeremy Simmons were just about to head out on the Rubicon Trail, a 22-mile route through the Sierra Nevada, when they got the message from Jayme’s mom. They had made the trip annually for the last 13 years...
After five months of negotiations, the City of Gilroy and the Gilroy Police Officers Association have reached a tentative four-year labor agreement that gives officers an annual 4 percent raise. “Our members are pleased with the successful outcome, and we...
More than 20 residents displaced by the July 25 fire that rapidly spread through a San Martin neighborhood have a variety of local resources from which to obtain long-term and immediate assistance until they are able to start rebuilding...
If all incumbent Gilroy City Council members choose to run for a four-year term, one will definitely not return to the council. That’s because of the four seats available on the Nov. 6 ballot, three are open for four-year terms...
Santa Clara County this week is offering to buy Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy and O’Connor Hospital in San Jose for an undisclosed sum, the Gilroy Dispatch has learned. “We would be the perfect purchaser, from our perspective,” County...
That's all folks. It's a wrap for the 40th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival. After the last pepper steak had been served, the final beer poured, and as folks lingered in traffic driving home, all that remained, save for a Monday...
                              All eyes turned to the judge—several hundred in the audience, three other judges, the announcer, a two-camera video crew, and two very nervous amateur chefs. The celebrity judge put down her fork politely, and said, calmly and seriously, to...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADx-2RCaTi0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zRjC_ltUR4 A fire that ripped through southeast San Martin burned 20 acres of vegetation and multiple homes, displacing 21 residents of the rural unincorporated community. The blaze started about 4:15pm July 25 as a vegetation fire in the area...

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