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Gilroy, CA
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Gilroy City Council honored Ted Carpenetti, who celebrated his 101st birthday on September 17 and was instrumental in building Christmas Hill Park.
As of Wednesday, a deal between the Gilroy and Great Wolf Lodge had slipped away.
Gilroy leaders worried last week about having a place for their children to live and work.
Gilroy is growing and to keep the pace the city needs more jobs for locals, says Tammy Brownlow, the CEO of Gilroy Economic Development Corporation. The past year has brought some success.
As the promise of revenues from retail is fading, the face of tourism in and around Gilroy continues to evolve and become more important to the city coffers. Gilroy Welcome Center Director Jane Howard has taken out ads around the world to let people know about all that Gilroy offers and has high hopes for new tourist attractions.
The Inaugural, Golf for the Walk Scramble will be held at Eagle Ridge Golf Course at 9am on on January 27th 2018.
Gilroy officials have made a priority of keeping millennials–people in their 20s and 30s–in town after they graduate from college. The challenge is daunting, according to a survey of Gavilan students, who say the city is boring, too expensive and doesn’t have adequate housing.

Guest Column: Raising free range kids

One of the best ways to attract more kids to walk and bike to school is through events at the schools, and then sending home material to the parents. The kids become the biggest advocates to letting them walk and bike more and especially to school.

Ivy blocking the view and cell tower

Dear Red Phone:
The San Juan Bautista City Council Tuesday selected former Gilroy Interim City Manager Ed Tewes to serve as the city’s top administrator.

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