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Sunday, August 19, 2018
Having just breezed unopposed into his third and final four-year term, District 1 Santa Clara County Supervisor Mike Wasserman believes he’s just now hit his public-service stride. Los Gatos resident Wasserman, 60, represents the communities of San Jose, Los Gatos,...
Incumbent Sheriff Laurie Smith and retired Undersheriff John Hirokawa said Tuesday night, with about 41 percent of the total expected ballots counted in the June 5 election, they are both prepared for a November runoff battle for Santa Clara...
Early returns from the four counties in the sprawling 30th Assembly district left no doubt about the front-runner, San Benito County Supervisor Robert Rivas. He will likely face first-time Republican candidate Neil Kitchens in a November runoff, as fellow...
Labor rights icon Dolores Huerta, who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama in 2012, was in South County and San Benito County last week campaigning for her preferred candidate in the 30th District State Assembly race. On...
The Registrar of Voters is still seeking volunteers for the June 5 primary election, with stipends up to $200. Volunteers are needed from around the county, including specific areas in San Jose, as well as in Los Gatos, Cupertino,...
The state’s petroleum industry is spending $320,000 in the District 30 State Assembly race to defeat fundraising frontrunner Robert Rivas. The San Benito County supervisor hopes to succeed Anna Caballero, who is running for state senate this year and...
Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco has left his job as an aide to Santa County Supervisor Mike Wasserman, saying he wants to devote a full-time focus to his part-time role at City Hall. Velasco, elected to his first term in 2016,...
Nearly two months after the death of Steven Juarez in police custody, friends and family of the Gilroyan are not giving up in their effort to demand answers from City Hall and its police department. Specifically, Juarez’ family—consisting of several...
A San Jose developer will be seeking city approval this year for restaurants, retail shops, residences and a winery building near Hecker Pass Road. The Gilroy Planning Commision and City Council will review the application from Hecker Pass Commercial LLC...
The Gilroy City Council this week agreed to give former Mayor Roberta Hughan an oil portrait, in connection with a house cleaning effort at the Wiley Cultural Center. The painting had been done by local Gilroy artist Carol Peters in...

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Miller Avenue closure scheduled Aug. 27

Miller Avenue will be closed Aug. 27 and possibly Aug. 28 as part of the 10th street extension project. The closure will...

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Gilroy Rodeo tickets on sale

Now that the Garlic Festival has come and gone, it's about time for Gilroy's next weekend event. The Gilroy Rodeo is returning after a...