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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Gilroy school district leaders have decided to shift Measure E priorities from an immediate need to build a new elementary school to a more pressing issue of modernizing  Brownell and South Valley middle schools. This change in plans comes after...
For more than eight months, volunteers each day have gone to a Monterey Street parking lot in Gilroy and filled a small white cabinet with canned goods and other packaged foods. “Take What You Need, Leave What You Can” is...
In Gilroy, the green economy soon may roll into town in the form of green bicycles. LimeBike, a bike-share company based in Silicon Valley, will bring in between 200 and 300 bikes that can be rented on a ride-by-ride basis...
Downtown Gilroy is going to get a lot more brew-tiful in 2018. By the end of the year, the downtown will add two new breweries, Promised Land Brewing Company and Lonely Oak Brew Pub and Pizzeria. Bartenders Union, a...
Good news beer lovers, the Golden State Brew and Grill has officially opened and they're already pouring their suds for thirsty Gilroyans. Owner/brewer Seth Hendrickson and owner/contractor Kirill Egorov had hustled this month, working 12-plus hours per day as...
How often do you say to yourself, "That is what I should be doing for a living." ? For Breann Chiero and Christian Medice, co-founders of the Hungry Hipsters, a popular Instagram site with over 130,000 followers, they have found...
“Nobody wants to be homeless,” shouted Rachel Kogan, a 17-year old senior at Christopher High School in response to Gilroy businessman John Webster, who boiled over in frustration over the negative impacts Gilroy’s homeless population puts on his business....
When a graffiti tagger strikes—such as the two who tagged the Gilroy Dispatch office around 5 pm on Tuesday with a crude pink stamp—grime fighters with the Gilroy Wipe Out Watch Anti-Graffiti Program spring into action to erase what...
This year marks the 40th year in business in Gilroy for Sal Oliveri, owner of Pinnochio’s Pizza. It’s a year he will never forget. The year began with him nearly losing his life defending his family from a knife-wielding homeless man....
The Gilroy City Council voted unanimously to appoint a new council person to replace Paul Kloecker, who died last month.  People who want the seat have until Jan. 18 to submit applications. The Gilroy City Charter gave the council...

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