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Saturday, September 22, 2018
What, in one of the coldest weeks of the year, would compel people to stand in line waiting for ice cream? One of the hottest new businesses in town, Icicles, has been busy in its first week of business,...
It's a new year and with it, many Gilroyans have embarked on their New Year's resolutions. For many, those resolutions revolve around getting in shape–finally, and this time they mean it. But, if you want that new you, it's...
On Monday, a week before Christmas, the line to pay at Francesca’s Collections boutique store stretched across the store. The Jockey outlet had mostly sold out of seasonal clothing and managers were offering customers a chance to buy presents...
When NFL dreams ended for Gilroy entrepreneur Benjamin Pope, 32, a new one began. He would help Gilroyans get food without leaving their homes or desks. “I was sitting on the couch rehabbing from an ACL injury last December and...
The newest employee at Gilroy’s Hilton Garden Inn never sleeps or eats. And with the opening of the latest Star Wars movie this week, he’s bound to have plenty of young fans. He’s a three-foot-high, 100-pound robot named Archie, who...
SNEAKER FIX Those who love collectible classic sneakers have a new place to try and win rare Michael Jordans and other brands. It’s in a kind of gambling machine at the Outlets. You pay $5 for a chance to...
St. Louise Regional Hospital’s new chief medical officer wants to see the 93-bed medical center grow, incorporate cutting edge technologies and focus on the newest cancer treatments. Dr. Arthur Douville takes over the helm of the South Valley’s hospital, as...
The 30 miles between Gilroy and Monterey Bay didn’t seem like a great distance for diver Mauricio Muñoz–it seemed perfect. After years in the Silicon Valley corporate world, the lifetime scuba diver decided to open a business that reflected his...
Nine years ago, people told Juan Carlos Guizar he was crazy to open a pushcart fruit stand at the Gilroy Outlets. The requirements there were too expensive and there were no other businesses like it in Gilroy. But two years...
A new Gilroy business is doing its part to help the environment by using nature to help nature. Filtrexx, an Akron, Ohio-based company, recently held its ribbon-cutting ceremony and is hitting the ground running, pumping out thousands of yards...

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Candidates have plans for downtown

Businesses in downtown Gilroy have begun to show their support for City Council candidates, placing lawn signs in their windows. Candidates, meanwhile,...

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Holsclaw Road: From Gold Rush to the Civil War

This is the story of three brothers who left their 11 siblings and parents at a northwest Missouri homestead in 1849 to...