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Friday, October 18, 2019

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Garlic Festival to return in 2020

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association made it official this week: The festival will return to Christmas Hill Park in 2020. In announcing the festival’s return...

Two moderate quakes rattle Gilroy and beyond

Two moderate earthquakes—100 miles and 14 hours apart—this week near opposite ends of the Calaveras Fault were reminders of the 30th anniversary on Oct....

Community Garden site goes up in flames

Remnants of the abandoned Gilroy Community Garden in downtown Gilroy went up in flames late Monday afternoon, Oct. 14, briefly threatening nearby homes and...

Google to plant nursery, not tech in Gilroy

Google LLC has bought 40 acres of agricultural land next to Gilroy’s southeast city limits—but don’t expect new buildings and new jobs out of...

County workers begin strike, services continue

The union representing nearly one-half of Santa Clara County’s 22,000 employees went on strike at selected locations Oct.2, the first county employee strike in...

Recruiting new voters

Christopher High School Principal Jeremy Dirks, at left in the above photo, and Gilroy Unified School District Superintendent Debbie Flores, at right above, welcomed...

District seeking lease offers for school site

As soon as one year from now, the distinctive adobe façade of Gilroy’s Antonio Del Buono Elementary School could bear a private school’s name. Or...

Pumpkin park is back

The Uesugi Pumpkin Park is back again this fall for its 34th year in Morgan Hill.

Environmental report favors new reservoir

Construction of a new Pacheco Reservoir has been given an important thumbs-up in a new environmental impact statement released last month. The project would build...

Antonio Del Buono school will close at end of 2019-20 school year

The board of trustees of the Gilroy Unified School District voted Sept. 5 to close its first elementary school in 17 years, and one...