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Sunday, July 22, 2018
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward with plans to build a new Pacheco Pass reservoir in Santa Clara County, which the district describes as a “game-changer” to ease the impact of future droughts in the Bay...
To say that Gilroy’s firefighters have been busy since July 4 would be an understatement, as the city department responded to 10 fires in less than 24 hours during the Independence Day holiday. The action continued through the holiday weekend,...
Taking your dog for a walk can be an adventure. Just ask Blake Weaver, senior ranger with Santa Clara County parks who has been hosting special dog hikes at Mt. Madonna County Park since 2005. “Dogs are such a big part...
Gilroy native Jeremy Dirks was promoted from vice principal at South Valley Middle School to principal at Christopher High School for the 2018-19 school year, according to a July 6 press release. Dirks, who spent three years as assistant principal...
A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury report highlights the growing need for police to be extensively trained in how to deal with an increasing number of calls involving subjects who are mentally ill. The report, titled “Police and the...
The value of property in Gilroy increased by $565.5 million in 2017, a growth rate of 6.95 percent, slightly below the countywide rate, Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone reported. Overall, property in Gilroy was valued for tax purposes...
Gilroy Unified School District’s top executive is confident that a new contract for the teachers union will be reached before the start of the 2018-19 school year. Superintendent Deborah Flores has been part of negotiations with the Gilroy Teachers Association,...
Gilroy Police are looking for four suspects who stole about $90,000 worth of designer sunglasses from a store at the Premium Outlets. The theft occurred about 1:38am June 4 at Sunglass Hut, 8300 Arroyo Circle, according to police reports. Gilroy...
The evening of July 4 was a busy night for the Gilroy Police Department, which fielded more than 400 calls for service and wrote more than 60 citations for illegal fireworks violations. Police also reported that before the night was...
If you build it, they will ride. The work toward the re-established Gilroy Rodeo is well underway,and on the ranch owned by rodeo co-founder Erik Martin. For Martin, working to clear permits with Santa Clara County has been as rough as...

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Gilroy hosts Dream Wedding Expo

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...