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Monday, April 22, 2019

Barry Holtzclaw

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Chlorine gas holds neighborhood hostage

Hundreds of apartments and homes in central Gilroy experienced a tense four hours on March 23, as hazardous materials crews contained a potentially deadly...

Supreme Court hears appeal of CA statute

The U.S. Supreme Court justices Tuesday heard arguments in its first abortion-related case under President Trump, and “pregnancy centers” in Gilroy and Hollister were...

Primary season kicks off

The most hotly contested local primary on June 5 could be in the 30th Assembly District, which encompasses all of San Benito County, much...

Rains improve Uvas Creek stream flows

The late-winter rain has been good news for gardeners, farmers and the steelhead. The Santa Clara County Water District sent out teams of hydrographers to...

Friends aid ‘Downtown Dave’

In case you spotted litter on the streets of downtown Gilroy in the past week, it’s not Downtown Dave’s fault. Dave Armitage, the good-natured self-appointed...

Sonny Perdue visits area, talks up Farm Bill

Eight days after unveiling his plans for a new Farm Bill in Washington, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue headed to California to help...

No rain may not mean a drought — yet

This may be great weather for weekend fun, but a continued lack of rainfall has state and federal officials worried about a return of...

Pinocchio suspect has record of attacks

“Frosty” Allmond, charged in the Jan. 6 stabbing of Pinocchio’s pizza restaurant owner Sal Oliveri, has a long history of homelessness, drug abuse—and knife...

‘Blessing Box’ escapes removal

For more than eight months, volunteers each day have gone to a Monterey Street parking lot in Gilroy and filled a small white cabinet...

Sal protected wife, daughter

This year marks the 40th year in business in Gilroy for Sal Oliveri, owner of Pinnochio’s Pizza. It’s a year he will never forget. The year...