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Monday, September 24, 2018
Think of the expression, "find what you love to do, and you'll never work a day in your life." It's a nice idea, but reality most often gets in the way, the bills after all, need to be paid....
Despite the implementation of new tariffs on imported solar panels, Simmitri Inc Affordable Roofing and Solar is using innovation to ensure that the sun will not set on a budding industry. Simmitri Inc Affordable Roofing and Solar started in...
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...
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....
Gilroy’s Christopher Ranch, America’s biggest garlic producer, disputes accusations that it conspired to fix garlic prices and sells garlic peeled by Chinese prisoners, allegations raised by competitors in a new Netflix documentary series investigating food scandals called “Rotten.” The episode,...
A Gilroy tattoo artist was featured Jan. 9 in a competitive tattooing TV show called “Ink Master,” which aired at 10pm on the Spike network. If he wins, he would receive $100,000. Daniel Silva, 24, who works at Rock Zone,...
Thousands of motorcyclists packed Gilroy’s streets and restaurants on New Year’s Day, but few know the real story of how the burrito run started in 1982. Griselda Avila, 53, the owner of Cielito Lindo restaurant on Monterey Street, does and...

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