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Gilroy, CA
Monday, February 19, 2018
Longtime public servant Paul Kloecker, 82, died Friday morning. Kloecker, who lived in Gilroy for more than three decades, served on the City Council from 1983-1995 and rejoined the City Council in 2016. He was a dedicated public servant and was...
The city council has extended the deadline for applying for boards and commissions into next year, after a record low number of people showed up to apply for the jobs last week. According to Mayor Roland Velasco, there has never...
In an effort to take local control before new state laws go into effect in January, the Gilroy City Council passed two “emergency” ordinances last week, one to stop commercial cannabis sales and the other to limit the size...
The most dangerous intersection in town is the one on Murray Avenue and Leavesley Road with 35 collisions, including three DUIs and one involving a pedestrian, according to a report released during a special city council study session. Out of...
There was more than met the eye last Monday at the Gilroy City Council meeting when the council voted 5-2 to reject city staff's recommendation to approve an extension of the city's Residential Development Ordinance with Councilmembers Peter Leroe-Muñoz...
For members of the City of Gilroy Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission, the ride has been a little bumpy. For Zach Hilton, a first-year chairperson and a Gilroyan who works as a firefighter in Oakland, maneuvering around the bumps in...
The Gilroy Planning Commission bucked the city staff’s recommendation and opened the door to possible recreational cannabis sales in Gilroy Thursday. In a 5-1 vote, with Tom Fischer voting against it, the commission decided not to strengthen anti-marijuana laws before...
Gilroy is proud to be acknowledged as a Tree City USA city. Right? Actually, no. At a meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission,  Recreation Manager Adam Henig revealed that Gilroy is no longer an official Tree City. Why? Somebody in...
Unlike what’s going on in neighboring Hollister, the green dreams of pot entrepreneurs in Gilroy are drying up. The city has already legislated against medical marijuana dispensaries and will take action in the next few weeks to ban recreational growing...
The Gavilan Joint Community College District Board of Trustees is considering placing a $248 million bond measure on the November 2018 ballot. A recent survey found a sample of district residents, from Hollister to south San Jose, were in support...

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