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State OKs $485M for new Pacheco Reservoir

The California Water Commission on Tuesday, July 24 approved $484.55 million to dramatically expand the Pacheco Reservoir in southeast Santa Clara County for drinking...

Plans for $1 billion reservoir advance

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward with plans to build a new Pacheco Pass reservoir in Santa Clara County, which the...

Eight amateur chefs chosen for Garlic Cookoff

Eight amateur chefs from across the country, selected for their garlic-infused recipes, will compete in the 40th Great Garlic Cook-Off June 28 at this...
Hecker Pass neighborhoods

Council OKs Hecker Pass ‘agri-tourist’ plan

  A divided Gilroy City Council on July 2 narrowly approved an “agri-tourist” commercial development near Hecker Pass Highway (CA 152) and Santa Teresa Boulevard. Four...

Gilroy leads county in arrests

A new report by Santa Clara County shows that Gilroy is the new epicenter of increased crime in the county. Arrests in Gilroy’s 95020 ZIP...

Mayor leaves supe’s office

Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco has left his job as an aide to Santa County Supervisor Mike Wasserman, saying he wants to devote a full-time...

Meet “The Poppy Lady”

Mary Ann Collom of Gilroy is giving out hundreds of Memorial Day Poppies again this month, to raise money for programs to aid veterans....

County considers new fees for housing

The regional housing crisis may mean new fees for builders in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara County is considering adding a special fee to all...

City seeks to regain its Tree City Status

The City of Gilroy is on aggressive pace to plant more than 100 trees per year in downtown neighborhoods, replacing many diseased or dead...

Well fees will rise by nearly 8 percent

Municipal water districts, homeowners, farmers and ranchers with their own water wells face fee increases of 7.9 to 22.2 percent from the Santa Clara...