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Gilroy, CA
Sunday, December 16, 2018
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...

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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...
To the Editor, We should consider paying our mayor $80,000 salary plus benefits. This is a small amount compared to what other public employees are paid. Our city is way generous. Gilroy is a...
It takes three things for a community to end homelessness: political will, supportive policies and money. Most communities have one or two of these ingredients, but harnessing all three at the same time has proven hard.
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...