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Saturday, September 22, 2018
Santa Clara County this week is offering to buy Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy and O’Connor Hospital in San Jose for an undisclosed sum, the Gilroy Dispatch has learned. “We would be the perfect purchaser, from our perspective,” County...
That's all folks. It's a wrap for the 40th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival. After the last pepper steak had been served, the final beer poured, and as folks lingered in traffic driving home, all that remained, save for a Monday...
Gilroy Garlic Festival newcomers and veterans alike knew where to start their day Friday, July 27, just hours after the three-day event opened for its 40th anniversary. Gourmet Alley, the volunteer-run food court of freshly prepared garlicky cuisine, is...
                              All eyes turned to the judge—several hundred in the audience, three other judges, the announcer, a two-camera video crew, and two very nervous amateur chefs. The celebrity judge put down her fork politely, and said, calmly and seriously, to...
A measure asking the voters for $248 million worth of bonds to upgrade Gavilan College's main campus, as well as its Coyote Valley and San Benito County satellite sites, will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. The measure will require...
One man died and three others suffered major injuries July 18 when the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed on Bolsa Road southeast of Gilroy, according to authorities. California Highway Patrol authorities said alcohol might have played a role...
The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office identified a woman found dead July 9 inside a local park bathroom as 26-year-old Amanda Dailey of Gilroy. About 12:07pm July 9, Gilroy police were dispatched to Las Animas Park, 350 Mantelli Drive, on...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADx-2RCaTi0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zRjC_ltUR4 A fire that ripped through southeast San Martin burned 20 acres of vegetation and multiple homes, displacing 21 residents of the rural unincorporated community. The blaze started about 4:15pm July 25 as a vegetation fire in the area...
The California Water Commission on Tuesday, July 24 approved $484.55 million to dramatically expand the Pacheco Reservoir in southeast Santa Clara County for drinking water reserves and improved protections for steelhead salmon. The money comes from the state’s Proposition 1...
As a retired Gilroy Unified School District educator and current Board of Trustees president, Linda Piceno has helped sculpt much of the local education landscape. And she’s not looking to change that anytime soon, as she confirmed with the Dispatch...

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