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Friday, December 15, 2017
Check out our slideshow of the Gilroy Holiday Parade and let us know which of these shots we should put in the printed version of the newspaper.
Even as a toddler, Bradley Stone had an uncanny ability to choose music to entertain visitors to his parents’ Chicago home. “When I was one and a half years old, my mother would ask friends and relatives to make a...
Siena Arioto, 8, had just written a letter to Santa when she got the big news–she was selected to be the Grand Marshal at the Gilroy Holiday Parade Saturday. Now, she will hand deliver the letter when she rides in...
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...
Since 1972, when he missed a Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting and got assigned an unwanted task, Phil Buchanan, 79, has worked on putting up Gilroy’s downtown Christmas Tree and banners. But what started as an unexpected chore,...
The 30 miles between Gilroy and Monterey Bay didn’t seem like a great distance for diver Mauricio Muñoz–it seemed perfect. After years in the Silicon Valley corporate world, the lifetime scuba diver decided to open a business that reflected his...
Gilroy Police are investigating the first homicide of 2017. Here's their press release: On November 29, 2017, at 4:34 p.m., officers from the Gilroy Police Department responded to a report of a shooting on the 7500 block of Alexander Street....

Library has vision

You no longer need to shush in the Gilroy Public Library. Facing the movement to doing everything online, the 53,500 square foot downtown building has become a community hub, with dozens of computers, classes, robots, yes, robots, children’s activities...
There were AR-15s, ammo, gun safes, feminist and California secessionists who wish to split up the state at the Hollister Gun Fair held at Bolado Park in Tres Pinos–but no customer walked out with a new gun. Some of...
Gavilan College President Kathleen Rose talked about new buildings and new programs for the 2017-2018 academic year at Gavilan College. Q: What’s new and exciting this year at Gavilan? A: We’ve made a lot of upgrades to our facilities in the...

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Pride adds color to parade

For Gilroy Pride, the 2017 Christmas Parade was a coming-out party of sorts. The organization, which started only six months ago and has 178...

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Gilroy veteran’s remains return home after 74 years

Gilroy resident Frank Louis Masoni died in combat just two days after landing with the U.S. Marine Corps at Tarawa Atoll in the South...