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Saturday, September 22, 2018
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...
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...

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Candidates have plans for downtown

Businesses in downtown Gilroy have begun to show their support for City Council candidates, placing lawn signs in their windows. Candidates, meanwhile,...

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Holsclaw Road: From Gold Rush to the Civil War

This is the story of three brothers who left their 11 siblings and parents at a northwest Missouri homestead in 1849 to...