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Sunday, August 25, 2019
“Do Something! Do Something!” The chants rang out loud and clear in Dayton, Ohio. There hasn’t been much of a response. The signs at vigils in Texas read, “No more guns.” In Texas, well, not much of a response. The calls to...
We have read about the horrific incidents around the country for years now. Locations like Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook, Orlando, Las Vegas Strip and Parkland have been etched into our collective memory and will be henceforth...
By Robert Eliason After initial reports of a mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, I was assigned by the Gilroy Dispatch to go to St Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy.
The impact of someone dying always hits me hardest the next morning, when the sun rises and they are not there to see it. And never will be again. That’s kind of what it...
I have introduced legislation to address the root causes of the refugee crisis in Central America before it reaches our border: the Northern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act. This is a comprehensive, five-pronged strategy to combat the...
After 39 years, we have decided to leave Gilroy and begin a new chapter in our lives. This departure is bittersweet for us. Bitter  in that Gilroy has become our home, the town in which we lived...
I have introduced legislation to address the root causes of the refugee crisis in Central America before it reaches our border: the Northern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act. This is a comprehensive, five-pronged strategy to combat the...
California has long been the leader in innovation, bold action and tackling projects that others wouldn’t dream of. The state highway system, BART and the Golden Gate Bridge stand out as prime examples of challenging projects that...
It looks like the City of Gilroy isn’t as stable as we thought it was. They are now considering diverting funds to the police department from the recreation department. That’s a good idea, since...
With homelessness worsening, Californians are rightly frustrated that our state, with its abundance of wealth and resources, has not made better progress in helping people get off the streets and into housing. There is...