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Gilroy, CA
Sunday, May 20, 2018
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...
The Gilroy Police department will spend $32,000 next summer to keep two officers patrolling downtown Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm to 10pm after the reported success of a pilot program this year. Saying that keeping the downtown safe is...

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Mayor leaves supe’s office

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...

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Gilroy hosts Dream Wedding Expo

Brides-to-be braved the heat on Sunday, April 22 to attend Ever After Gilroy Dream Wedding Expo at Gilroy Gardens Theme Park, which hosted the...