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Gilroy, CA
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Regarding the possible expansion of passenger/commuter rail to Hollister and Salinas, I do feel the time has come. Upgrading the historic Hollister Branch rail line for makes sense. Considering the heavy traffic on highways...
To the editor, I want to applaud Zachary Hilton’s work to make Gilroy more bicycle-friendly. Cycling has many benefits, and we need plenty of safe corridors for bike riding. But now it seems Zachary has shifted from...
As most of us are aware, the crime in Gilroy is rising, and compared to the rest of the county, it’s increasing at a rapid rate. The City of Gilroy needs to advocate for more public safety...
The General Election is just a few months away, and voters in Gilroy have a number of candidates to consider for the all-important positions on the City Council.  Of all the layers of government, your voice on...

Serve the community

To the Editor, The role of a city commissioner is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Commissioners are appointed by the City Council after an application and interview process in public view. They provide direct feedback to...
With great pride we endorse these candidates for Gilroy City Council: For the two-year seat, Carol Marques. As a member of Gilroy Growing Smarter’s Executive Committee, Carol worked tirelessly to help...
To the Editor, The General Election is just a few months away, and voters in Gilroy have a number of candidates to consider in the all-important races for City Council seats. Of all the layers of government,...
To the Editor, I live off Hecker Pass and while my first choice is to not have any development—residential, commercial or industrial—encroaching this pristine area viewed by travelers approaching our city from the west, I also know...
I was very happy to see the March 23 Dispatch article informing local people about how someone at the Santa Clara County Parks Department is trying to ruin the Mt. Madonna Park archery range. I have spoken...

Mayor confusion

To the editor, On the surface, most cities are governed by a council and a single mayor who are sensitive to and directed by the wishes of voters. Beneath the surface, most would admit, there are other...

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