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Friday, July 20, 2018
The water quality lab of the Santa Clara Valley Water District late last year participated in proficiency testing managed by the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. In the tests, the water district ranked second out of 54 participating labs...
A group of Gilroy hair stylists and Christopher High School students joined forces last week to help some homeless neighbors. Hair stylists Lovell Adams and Christina Colon, along with members of Gilroy Pride and students from Christopher High School’s “out...
In case you spotted litter on the streets of downtown Gilroy in the past week, it’s not Downtown Dave’s fault. Dave Armitage, the good-natured self-appointed sidewalk sweeper for Monterey Street and assorted side streets for more than a decade, is...
The City of Gilroy said this month that accusations by a former public safety employee that she was harassed and fired for refusing to engage in sexual promiscuity within the Gilroy Police Department are not worthy of the court’s...
Forty years ago, Lupe Arellano and Laura Gonzalez-Escoto founded “La Isla Pacifica” (translated to “The Peaceful Island”), a confidential shelter in south Santa Clara County for victims of domestic violence. Today, the location of La Isla Pacifica—which has been under...
Bruce Haller, the well-known owner of Cafe 152 Burger Company and Cafe 152 Bread Company, does not like to talk about himself. But, when the topic of his business, the restaurant business in general, and the challenges of doing...
The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association is currently seeking artists for a poster contest and a new queen to reign over this year’s 40th annual celebration. More than 100,000 people attended the Gilroy Garlic Festival in 2017, up 20,000 people from...
The early winter drought has been good news for local builders and the sounds of saws, drills and hammers are competing with winter songbirds across Gilroy, as several long-awaited housing developments are under construction. Leading the way is The Cannery,...
Despite the few remaining days in February, you still have a chance to catch a performance of the Savannah Sipping Society, the latest production by Limelight Actors Theater at the Gilroy Center for the Arts in downtown Gilroy. “At the...
The Gilroy Downtown Business Association announced winners of its second annual “Downtown is for Lovers” essay contest and promotion. Alyssa Sutton wrote the winning essay about her continuing romance with husband Levi. The winner was selected by judges at 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...