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Friday, July 20, 2018
Gilroy city officials last year concluded the Department of Public Works was understaffed and instead of adding employees, decided to hire a consultant. On March 5, the Gilroy City Council paid an overdue bill of nearly $1 million for those...
“The state of the city is good,” said Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco this week. The mayor discussed the city’s status as he was putting the finishing touches on a “State of the City” presentation set for Thursday, March 1, at...
If you have ever considered running for local office in Santa Clara County, now is your chance. Monday kicked off the nomination period for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election. The nomination period ends on Friday, March 9, but...
Democratic state Assemblywoman Anna Caballero—a state Senate candidate this year—faced criticism last week after a California-based progressive advocacy group announced her inclusion in a “Hall of Shame.” Caballero received an “F” grade in the third annual “Courage Score” report card...
Walking the pathways at Las Animas Veterans Memorial Park will be smooth this summer as upgrades are expected to begin next month. The Gilroy City Council voted last week to dedicate grant funds to upgrade part of Las Animas Veterans...
The Gilroy City Council appointed Marie Blankley to an open council seat at Monday’s regular meeting. Council members voted earlier this month to appoint a person to the council to replace Paul Kloecker, who died in December. The new city council...
The Gilroy City Council voted unanimously to appoint a new council person to replace Paul Kloecker, who died last month.  People who want the seat have until Jan. 18 to submit applications. The Gilroy City Charter gave the council...
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...

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