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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Flocks of smiling South County kids joined the thousands of visitors to the 2018 Santa Clara County Fair Aug. 2-5. Each August, 4-H clubs and Future Farmers of America (FFA) head to the fairgrounds in the culminating...
Residents of wildfire-ravaged Shasta County were relieved this week when the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Aug. 6 it would provide much-needed disaster aid. At the same time that President Donald Trump made another California county eligible...
Attendance at the 40th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival fell off more than 20 percent from last year’s record crowds, despite cooler temperatures. The three-day festival that ended July 29 reported a total of 80,646...
Three new assistant principals will soon be helping to welcome students and parents at Gilroy Unified School District campuses.  trio of new administrators, according to a July 31 announcement, were all promoted from within...
The noise of saws, hammers and nails is a welcome sound along Monterey Street in Gilroy this summer, as two downtown buildings, the old Hall’s Building owned by Jose Monte and the building at 7320, 7330 and...
Maybe your Fourth of July barbecue didn't go off as planned. Burned, undercooked or dropped on the ground and covered with ants—on some backyard chefs the art of the grill is lost. There may...
The Gilroy City Council unanimously approved the last phase of the North Hecker Pass project at its Aug. 6 meeting. The project will build 72 single-family homes on the east side of Hecker Pass Road and is...
A Gilroy-based environmental group says that for nearly two years, revised state regulations have thwarted its efforts to rescue steelhead trout in the Pajaro Valley watershed. Frustrated that the state...
A motorcyclist from San Jose died after he was hit by a drunken driver in an SUV on Watsonville Road near Gilroy Aug. 3, according to the California Highway Patrol. About 5:30pm, Eduardo Gonzalez,...
A late afternoon eight-acre wildfire on both sides of Watsonville Road that threatened vineyards and homes west of Gilroy was reported approximately 60 percent contained within an hour.Fast-acting fire crews reported the blaze between two Hecker Pass...

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