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Sunday, September 15, 2019

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CHP enforces pedestrian safety in Gilroy

As part of an ongoing effort to improve pedestrian safety, the California Highway Patrol made several enforcement stops in a pedestrian safety enforcement operation in Gilroy.

Police to conduct Aug. 23 DUI checkpoint

The Gilroy Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI and drivers license Checkpoint Aug. 23 at an undisclosed location within the city limits. “The...

National Night Out postponed to Oct. 1

Because of the July 28 mass shooting at the Garlic Festival, the Gilroy Police Department has rescheduled the National Night Out celebration to Oct....

Rodeo roundup

Thousands of people descended on a Ferguson Road ranch Aug. 7-11 to check out barrel racing, bull riding, bucking broncos and other Western-themed activities...

Mental illness doesn’t explain gun violence

The notion that mental illness drives the current spate of mass shootings is a dangerous oversimplification. Some shooters, such as the Aurora. Col., movie...

Sister tells of two survivors of Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

Wendy Towner was standing behind the vendor tent for her family business, the Honey Ladies, at the Gilroy Garlic Festival late in the afternoon...

Garlic Festival Shooting EDITORIAL: Reclaim our public spaces

We have read about the horrific incidents around the country for years now. Locations like Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook, Orlando, Las...

Photographer’s Notebook from the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting: On the front lines

By Robert Eliason After initial reports of a mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, I was assigned by...

DA offers family assistance for people affected by Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

The Santa Clara County DA’s Office’s Victim Services Unit, the American Red Cross and the County’s Behavioral Health Services has opened a Family Assistance...

Gilroy Police offer access to vehicles left at Garlic Festival

Under law enforcement escort authorities will be providing access, during an approximately 6-hour window today, to vendor and volunteer vehicles that were left in two parking lots at Christmas Hill Park / Gilroy Garlic Festival.