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Gilroy, CA
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Gilroy, the only city in Santa Clara County that allowed the sale and use of “safe and sane” fireworks on the holiday weekend, provided a windfall for local non-profits. Fireworks stands seemed to be on every corner, as 16 community...
Eight amateur chefs from across the country, selected for their garlic-infused recipes, will compete in the 40th Great Garlic Cook-Off June 28 at this year’s Gilroy Gilroy Garlic Festival. Considered one of the most prestigious amateur cooking competitions in the...
Santa Clara County’s Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved $25 million in 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond funds to finance a new, first-time homebuyer down payment loan program, according to a June 20 announcement. Through a partnership between the...
Gilroy police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death that occurred earlier this month in west Gilroy, but so far no one has been arrested, according to authorities. Just before midnight June 17, Gilroy police said they responded...
  A divided Gilroy City Council on July 2 narrowly approved an “agri-tourist” commercial development near Hecker Pass Highway (CA 152) and Santa Teresa Boulevard. Four council members—Daniel Harney, Peter Leroe-Muñoz, Fred Tovar and Cat Tucker—rebuffed pleas from Mayor Roland Velasco...
Most animals have a keen sense of hearing so the on going pop, boom and whizzing sounds of the Fourth of July celebration can bring on stress and anxiety causing a pet to panic and freak-out. Keep your pet indoors It...
The Gilroy Downtown Business Association (DBA) kicked off its summer music series with the band Arena on Thursday, June 21. The event, formerly held on Fridays as Fifth Street Live, is rebranded this year as Downtown Live and now takes...
“Safe and sane” fireworks are legal in Gilroy, but with many important safety and fire prevention restrictions. Gilroy is the only city in Santa Clara County that allows the sale and use of “safe and sane” fireworks. Fireworks purchased in Gilroy...
The Gilroy Unified School District’s Board of Trustees approved a $126 million budget for the 2018-19 school year at its June 14 meeting. The budget, which can be viewed on the district website, www.gusd.k12.ca.us, includes $128,031,802 in total general fund...
John Hirokawa says he would have demanded accountability if he had known what he does now about a union leader’s involvement in a texting scandal. When asked once more in a recent interview whether he thinks Don Morrissey, the twice-demoted...

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